Tybee Island The Republic of Love Author:Marlyce J. Kling Marlyce J. Kling left her lifelong home in late 1998. "Rumination accompanies autumn in Iowa," she says, "so the habit tagged along to Tybee." — Immediately, in her new life in the South prompted comparisons. She notes, "The exploration of polarities provide a lot of raw material for a writer. The move has been a good Humpty Dumpty experience, be... more »cause I'm finding the better part of the pieces."
A former teacher and newspaper editor, Kling now spends her time writing, practicing yoga, bicycling and gardening. "But I always pick the flowers first," she laughs.
"There has always been something both crazy and magical about living on Tybee, and Marlyce Kling captures it in The Republic of Love. The sea and salt air infects both the resident and the tourist, somehow transforming them into romantics-run-amuck. Reading this will make you want to join in the fun!--Micheal Elliott, Running with the Dolphins« less