Lake Oswego Vignettes Signing Event & Book Review

Enjoying the charms of Lake Oswego, Oregon, this weekend? Saturday, April 14, from 2 to 6 pm, Matthew’s Galleries will host a book signing event for Marylou Colver’s recently published Lake Oswego Vignettes. More about the book after the jump.

“Illiterate cows, an electric pig and world-class water skiers.

They’re all part of Lake Oswego’s history, said Marylou Colver, who describes them in a book to be published this month.

Titled Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage, the book isn’t a linear history of the city, said Colver, who has received awards for her work on history projects. It’s organized by topic with short descriptions of people and events. A reader can pick up the book and put it down in a brief time or longer, she said…”

Follow this link to read more of Janet Goetze’s Special to The Oregonian “Lake Oswego History Comes to Life in New Book” and see a fabulous photo of water ski champion Willa Worthington who used to ski Oswego Lake.

You can also read an interview with Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage author Marylou Colver by following this link.

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