MaryAnna Bentley


MaryAnna Bentley lives in Virginia where she teaches high school. Age and city life have made daydreaming about her rural Iowa childhood a favorite pastime. She may be reached at


Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.

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