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An Evening with Author Heather Morris

Join the Friends of the Corona Public Library for an evening with blockbuster historical fiction author Heather Morris. The event will be on Friday, March 13 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Corona Public Library located at 650 S. Main Street, Corona CA. Doors for this FREE event will open at 6:45 p.m. and is on a first come-first serve basis. Ms. Morris’s books will be available for purchasing and signing and only books that are purchased at event can be signed.

For more information or questions about this event, please contact the Friends of the Corona Public Library at (951) 279-6604 or email FriendsofCPL@CoronaCA.gov.


In 2018, one of the most popular and well-reviewed books to hit the publishing world was “The Tattooist of Auschwitz”. For debut author (who now lives in Australia) Heather Morris, this was an unexpected and overwhelming surprise as Lale’s story was originally a screen play that Heather reshaped into a novel.  In 2003, Heather was introduced to an elderly gentleman who she heard ‘might just have a story worth telling’. The day she met Lale Sokolov changed both their lives. Their friendship grew and Lale embarked on a journey of self-scrutiny, entrusting the innermost details of his life during the Holocaust to her.

Her new novel, “Cilka’s Journey”, begins when the war is over and the camp is liberated. Freedom, however, is not granted to Cilka: She is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to a Siberian prison camp. But did she really have a choice? And where do the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was send to Auschwitz when she was still a child?

Heather Morris and Cilka’s Journey Book Cover

The Tattooist of Auschwitz Book Cover

 

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