The Rankins of Pratt County


The Rankins of Pratt County by Robert Bingham, M.S.S. ’76, tells the story of a teenager attempting to survive his dysfunctional family in the 1980s. The novel’s narrative includes an official court document, a play-within-the-novel, journal and diary entries, and a letter. (BookBaby, 2021)

Robert L. Bingham is a retired probation administer, consultant, and university instructor in criminal justice. He is married and the father of three children and eight grandchildren. He published a memoir, Growing Up Lansdowne, in 2015.