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J.R. Miller

  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Pkwy Bethany Beach, DE, 19930 United States (map)
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Meet J.R. Miller author of Towers on the Beach, World War II Spies and Heroes, From Ocean View, Delaware to Bremen, Germany, on June 2nd from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Towers on the Beach

A German saboteur landed from a German submarine on the shores of Bethany Beach in 1942. He makes his way to a farm on Woodland Avenue owned by German sympathizers and frees a German scientist who is a prisoner at the POW camp in Bear Trap, Delaware. He makes his way back to Germany but during his brief stay in Ocean View, he meets and falls in love with a young women who also has a farm on Woodland Avenue.

It is a story of love of family, survival and people making difficult choices. It also captures how the horrors of war are lived at a very personal level.


About J.R.
From J.R's website

J.R. Miller was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1944, two months after the D-Day invasion of France. He attended the University of Baltimore and received a BS degree in Finance. He also holds a Masters degree in Governmental Administration from the Fels School at the University of Pennsylvania. He held executive positions in governmental procurement and was an instructor and consultant for NIGP; The Institute for Public Procurement. He has authored textbooks and taught procurement classes throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, he was an adjunct professor at Harford Community College in Maryland and the University of Virginia.

Earlier Event: June 1
Diana McDonough
Later Event: June 3
Karen Fortuanti