Based on the life of West Texas pioneer J.D. “Big John” Sanders, Generations is a celebration of Irish heritage, a story of indomitable spirit and unfailing vision, and of relentless pursuit of the American dream.After a whirlwind romance with the formidable Nora Brooks, Big John forges a cattle town in the rugged West Texas frontier during World War I. Thirty years later, Marion Kidd Sanders journeys to New York in pursuit of fame and fortune — and brings the family name to new heights.A historical family saga that spans a millennia, Generations takes you deep into the lives of one family, from their beginnings in medieval Ireland, through to Boston, Texas and modern-day New York.Praise:★★★★★ – “I recommend Generations to anyone interested in Irish history and epic family tales. A beautiful story of heartbreak and perseverance.”★★★★★ – “Grand, ambitious storytelling all the way. A crisp, well-researched and well-edited read.”★★★★★ – “A must-read slice of Irish-American history.”
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John Reinhard Dizon was born and raised in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn, NY. He participated in local and high school sports at Bishop Loughlin MHS, excelling in wrestling, hockey and football. The lead vocalist of the Spoiler and the Ducky Boys, he was a key figure on the Brooklyn rock scene during the Punk Revolution of the 70’s. Relocating to San Antonio TX in the 80’s, he moonlighted as a pro wrestler while working as a legal assistant. He successfully pursued a BA at UTSA and degrees in Korean martial arts during the 90’s. He currently lives in KC MO where he is studying for his MA in English at UMKC. Mr. Dizon has been writing suspense and thriller works for over twenty-five years.