Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sarahlee Lawrence Reading and Discussion

Sarahlee Lawrence, author of River House, traveled the world and became an experienced river guide. In this memoir uniting stories of nature and travel with a journey of self-discovery, the author delivers her life, rooted in a childhood in the American West, like few authors can. Allison Hallett of the Portland Mercury writes "It's very simple: If you call Oregon your home… then you need to go to a bookstore and purchase a copy of Sarahlee Lawrence's River House. . . ."

Lawrence is in her element in the space between, whether that means an exotic river on the borders of Bolivia and Peru, or the log cabin she builds in a wilderness at the edge of an encroaching city. From a review in the Seattle Times: "Lawrence writes with remarkable candor about her loved ones; the joys and pitfalls of life in a small community; and the creeping development from upscale Bend 40 miles away. She is in her element writing about nature, and it's a treat to share her journey."

On March 8th, you can do one better than owning the book already on its way to becoming an Oregon classic: you can attend the book discussion and meet the PNBA-award-winning author in person at Annie Bloom’s Books in Portland, Oregon! The reading and discussion starts at 7:00 pm – see you there.

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