Nebraska Authors

Ron J. Bahar

Born 1965 Boulder, CO (USA)

He has described his 2018 autobiographical novel The Frontman, as "a fictionalized rock and roll memoir of my life as a high school senior in 1983 Nebraska." He attended Lincoln Southeast High School. The book was the 2018 IPPY Bronze Medal Winner in Young Adult Fiction.

Places Lived

Boulder, CO
Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
Encino, CA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Autobiographical Novel; Medicine; Young Adult Fiction


Lincoln Southeast High School graduate
University of Wisconsin-Madison, degree in zoology with honors/Phi Beta Kappa
University of Nebraska School of Medicine, MD, 1991


Pediatric Gastroenterologist


2018 IPPY Bronze Medal Winner in Young Adult Fiction for The Frontman.


The Frontman: A Novel.

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