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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 7:30pm
Matt Love & Kim Cooper Findling Monday, August 22nd @ 7:30PM Powell's Books on Hawthorne3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. (800) 878-7323 Love and the Green Lady: Meditations on the Yaquina Bay Bridge: Oregon's Crown Jewel of Socialism by Matt Love Sale - Trade Paper$14.00Matt Love & Kim Cooper Findling Oregon opened the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport on Labor Day 1936. For 75 years, the bridge has stood as a monument to excellence in architecture and proof that a partnership between state and federal government can produce something practical, beautiful, and lasting. Blending a variety of genres including memoir, essay, autobiography, and commentary, Matt Love's Love and the Green Lady (Nestucca Spit Press) is an ode to an Oregon architectural landmark. In 23 essays set over 20 years, Kim Cooper Findling's Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir tells the story of an Oregon girl coming of age in the '70s and '80s, navigating her way through pick-up trucks, dive bars, higher education, and backwoods trails before finding a place she belonged.