Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa by MaryAnna Bentley
Approx. 7,980 words.
Published on February 6, 2011.
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.