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      Coming Home: Lecture by Kristina McMorris in Beaverton

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      March 9, 2013

      Saturday   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

      12375 SW Fifth Street
      Beaverton, Oregon 97005

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      Coming Home: Lecture by Kristina McMorris

      Coming Home: Lecture by Kristina McMorris - Oregon Nikkei Endowment - Sat Mar 9 at 2:00PM 

       


      Coming Home speaker series:


      From Fact to Fiction: Rare Accounts of the Japanese American WWII Experience


      Kristina McMorrisLecture by Kristina McMorris, followed by a question and answer session and book signing


      Saturday, March 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

      at the Beaverton City Library, Meeting Room A

      12375 SW 5th Street, Beaverton

      Free, open to the public


      Join New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris for a unique presentation on various aspects of the Nisei WWII experience. Her discussion will feature revelations made from her in-depth research and shocking historical accounts that inspired her critically acclaimed novel Bridge of Scarlet Leaves. Other topics will include cultural and historical education through storytelling, weaving true and personal accounts into fiction, and the wartime courtship letters that first inspired her literary career. A book signing will follow the presentation. Named one of Portland's "40 under 40" by The Business Journal, McMorris is a recipient of more than twenty national literary awards.


       Beaverton City Library Beaverton OR - http://www.oregonnikkei.org/exhibits.htm#exhibit

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