Diane Dettmann

Diane Dettmann

Diane Dettman is the author of Courageous Footsteps: A WWII Novel, winner of the Pacific Rim Book Festival, and the sequel, Yasu's Quest: A Tale of Triumph. Her memoir, Twenty-Eight Snow Angels: A Widow’s Story of Love, Loss and Renewal, was awarded runner-up in the Beach Book Festival Awards. Diane is also the co-author of Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants and a contributing author for the national Women’s Voices for Change organization in New York City and the Open to Hope Foundation in Palo Alto, California.

 
September 21 2016

Yasu’s Quest: A Tale of Triumph

Diane Dettmann

Author Diane Dettman continues her epic saga of a young Japanese American woman’s life in an internment camp—and her struggle to move beyond the obstacles that threaten to hold her back.

September 11 2016

A Widow’s Unexpected Outcome of Grief

Diane Dettmann

After the death of Diane Dettman’s husband in 2000, her world as she knew it splintered into tiny pieces. Everything changed, including her. This is her courageous story about reinvention and turning grief into passion.

March 05 2014

The True Reward

Diane Dettmann

Diane Dettmann tells us about the value of Truthtelling and how sharing her story has changed her life. She is the author of Twenty-Eight Snow Angels: A Widow’s Story of Love, Loss and Renewal, and the coauthor of Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants. She is also a contributing author for the Open to Hope grief foundation and Women’s Voices for Change. Thank you for your honesty and courage Diane!