Susan M. Carr presents The Rat Tree

Annie Bloom's Books welcomes Seattle author Susan M. Carr to read from her novel set in historic Portland, The Rat Tree.

On a hot summer day, an adventurous little girl explores the attic of an old woolen mill. Locked inside a dusty trunk, she finds a diary that reveals the dark secrets of her grandfather's past. Will her discovery provide the key to disrupt generations of abuse? The Rat Tree is an illustrated coming of age novella set in 1950's Portland, Oregon. On the grounds of the family's woolen mill a big family of grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles and cousins gather for their annual summer pool party. As the sun shines on the family, two young cousins explore the attic of the mill where their grandfather stores his tools, trunks and secrets. In a locked trunk they find clues to his hidden Nazi past and generations of abuse. They decide to tell the story. Will they find salvation for all?

Event date: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
7834 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219
The Rat Tree Cover Image
By Susan M. Carr, Lauren Iida (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781985577824
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - February 18th, 2018