LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Patricia Dove Miller, Author of Bamboo Secrets: My Quest through the Shadows of Japan
Saturday, June 11th, 2016 || 7pm
Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||
While living in Japan in 1993, Patricia Dove Miller’s dream of a year of exploration and personal growth was shattered when her husband was suddenly detained on drug charges.
Bamboo Secrets: One Woman’s Quest through the Shadows of Japan weaves together four story strands: a mature woman in search of herself; a marriage in trouble; an American’s love of Japanese culture and her study of its traditional arts; and an outsider’s struggle with Japan’s dark side.
As a special feature: Patricia will play a brief piece on her shakahuchi flute for you.
Patricia Dove Miller is a third-generation Californian, born and raised in the Berkeley hills. She has lived in the mountains outside of Cali, Colombia, in a tiny rice-farming village in North Thailand, and also at the edge of the northeastern hills in Kyoto, Japan. She attended (more…)