Author Talk: Alli Parker
AboutJoin us at St Kilda Library as Alli Parker discusses her debut novel, At the Foot of the Cherry Tree.
A stirring story of love and hope, based on the incredible true story of Australia's first Japanese war bride and a love that changed a nation forever. A sweeping story spanning seven years and two countries reeling from the aftermath of war, At the Foot of the Cherry Tree is a powerfully moving novel about faith, trust, and the power of a love that alters history - written by the protagonists' granddaughter, accomplished scriptwriter, Alli Parker.
Alli Parker is a Japanese-Australian author and screenwriter, with a background in script editing and script co-ordinating. She co-wrote episodes of crime drama series Jack Irish, romantic thriller series Secret Bridesmaids' Business and mystery telemovie series Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries. At the Foot of the Cherry Tree is her first novel.
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