Stubborn Twig book signing with Lauren Kessler, Portland, Oregon

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Conference/Presentation

Mar 20065
1:30p.m.

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
Portland, Oregon
United States

Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family (New Edition)
by Lauren Kessler

Stubborn Twig is a classic American tale, about immigrants making their way in a new land. Masuo Yasui arrived in America in 1903 with big dreams. He worked on the railroads, in a cannery, and as a houseboy before settling in Hood River, Oregon. He opened a store, raised a family, and became one of the area’s most successful orchardists.

Lauren Kessler is the author of ten books, including her newest, Clever Girl: Elizabeth Bentley, the Spy Who Ushered in the McCarthy Era. Kessler directs the graduate program in literary nonfiction at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

Presentation & Book Signing
Sunday, March 5, 1:30 p.m.

at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
121 NW 2nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209

$3.00 donation; free to members

Co-sponsor: Oregon Historical Society

503-224-1458
onlc@oregonnikkei.org
www.oregonnikkei.org

 

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