West Seattle Author Elise Hooperthe new novel “Angels of the Pacific” just released, and you can help celebrate it at a launch party this Friday night. Paper Boat Booksellers – where you can buy the book – organizes the event at Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation (7141 California SW), from 7 p.m. From the announcement:
This novel is set in the Philippines and is inspired by the extraordinary true stories of WWII American Army and Navy nurses, known as the Angels of Bataan, and the unsung Philippine contributions of the resistance. . It’s a story that transports readers to a remarkable time of hope, bravery, perseverance and, ultimately, victory.
Elise will give a brief talk on behind-the-scenes research and the writing process, answer questions from the audience, and book signing. This is a free, child-friendly public event.
Book sales will be held on site that evening by Paper Boat Booksellers.
Signed copies are also available at Paper Boat (6040 California SW) and Pegasus Book Exchange (4553 California SW). “Angels of the Pacific” is Hooper’s fourth book; you can read more about her and her work here.