River Bend Chronicle

River Bend Chronicle

The Junkification of a Boyhood Idyll Amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa

By Ben Miller; Bob Campagna (Photographer)

Lookout Books, Paperback, 9780984900008, 458pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 2013

From a striking talent with keen powers of observation comes this evocation of the eccentric Miller family's tangled connections between themselves, an unlikely cast of locals, and a seldom-documented urban Iowa, one not of cows and cornstalks but of concrete and rust.

About the Author
Ben Miller was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Yale University and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Since completing residency training in Pediatrics, he has worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist and Diagnostic Specialist at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Ben currently resides with his wife and two daughters in a suburb of Pittsburgh. He continues to work on his next novel while practicing and teaching pediatrics. Visit www.benmillerbooks.com