Author Jonathan R. Miller discusses mystery thriller, Delivery

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Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Author Jonathan R. Miller's mystery thriller, "Delivery" explore issues of race, ethnicity and immigration.

Author Jonathan R. Miller writes literary fiction thrillers that include multicultural or biracial characters and themes.  His latest work,  Delivery, features a  biracial Somali man who is blinded while defending his daughter.  Ambojeem, the protagonist, settles in the relative calm of Minnesota, hoping to find a proper, peaceful home.  Instead, he stumbles into a world where black market surgeries, kidnappings, and murder are the norm. Along the way, he meets a little girl whose father has made plans for one of her vital organs, and Ambo must find a way to help the child while ensuring that he doesn't fall victim to the father's crazed ambitions himself.

Miller's own biracial heritage -- black and white -- has had a strong influence on his writing style.  Delivery deftly explore issues of race and ethnicity as well as immigration, autonomy, and the consequences of vengeance.


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