"Bridge of Scarlet Leaves" Author
"A young woman secretly elopes with her Japanese American boyfriend the night before Pearl Harbor is bombed, forever changing two families torn between sides". This is the premise of the sweeping new novel Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by award winning local author Kristina McMorris.
Brief story description:
Kristina has an official book launch event at Clackamas Barnes & Noble on Friday (3/2) at 7pm
Kristina will participate in a panel discussion alongside a former internee and a Japanese American WWII vet who recently received the Congressional Gold Medal
The event kicks off a 5-day book fair raising funds for The Portland Int'l School and the Oregon Nikkei Endowment; also, a cultural festival at the store on Saturday (3/3)