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Dust and Mud, a novel by Sarah Mattern

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About Sarah

Thanks for being curious about my world! I’m a designer by day, a bumbling backyard farmer on the weekends, and a lover of big-hearted stories. In a previous life, I studied environmental science and worked in environmental planning. I live in California with my husband Noel and a big dog named Pilot.

I always wanted to write a novel, and Dust and Mud is my first attempt. It touches on many of my loves and fascinations: bars in the country, trailer parks, sibling relationships, farming and soil science, the beauty of northern California, how we create meaning and purpose in our lives, and how we can come together to heal ourselves and the planet.

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Sarah Mattern
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