BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3831@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120804T000000Z DTEND:20120804T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The JAMsj Book Club will discuss the book\, Bridge of Scarlet L eaves by Kristina McMorris.\n\nA young woman secretly elopes with her Japa nese American boyfriend the night before Pearl Harbor is bombed\, forever changing two families torn between sides&quot\;. This is the premise of th e sweeping new novel Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by award winning author Kris tina McMorris.\n \n Los Angeles\, 1941. In spite of her Julliard ambitions and family's wishes\, violinist Maddie Kern secretly elopes with her Japa nese American boyfriend-the night before Pearl Harbor is bombed. When her beloved Lane is interned at a relocation camp\, she dares to remain at his side. Behind barbed wire\, tension simmers and the line between patriot a nd traitor blurs. As Maddie strives for the hard-won acceptance of her new family\, Lane risks everything to prove his allegiance to America\, at tr emendous cost. \n \n The book club is always open to new members. Selectio ns are chosen collaboratively at the end of each meeting and align with th e JAMsj mission: the celebration of Japanese American art\, history\, and culture. Books may be purchased at the JAMsj museum store. If you have que stions\, please contact Aggie Idemoto at (408) 268-4440 or aggie@jamsj.org . SUMMARY:JAMsj Book Club URL:/en/events/2012/08/04/jamsj-book-club/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR