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'Lullaby Road' Novel Continues The Story Of Truck Driver Ben Jones

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For a setting that is often bright and wide open, writer James Anderson manages to find some dark places. Anderson’s first novel, The Never-Open Desert Diner , tells an intriguing but dark tale featuring a Utah truck driver named Ben Jones.

Anderson’s follow-up novel, Lullaby Road, features Jones and some of the other mysterious and lonely characters from his first book.

"You know that game where you say a common word, but if you say it a hundred times it sounds strange? I think the same thing is true of people, and Ben even says that in this book - no matter how well you know someone there's always a stranger inside them you don't," says Anderson.

The Oregon-based author joins Lake Effect's Mitch Teich to talk about his latest novel and the continuation of Ben Jones' journey:

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