HEPPNER — A book event in Heppner will feature the co-author of “American Sniper.”

New York Times bestselling author Scott McEwen co-wrote the story of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle’s life. He will meet people and sign copies of the book Saturday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m. at Flood Town Books, 413 N. Main St., Heppner. The free event includes refreshments, door prizes and more.

The story of Kyle’s life was depicted in a film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper. Kyle was killed at a Texas shooting range while trying to provide help to a fellow veteran.

For more about the book, search www.scottmcewen.com. For questions about other bookstore events and activities, contact 541-236-2940, floodtownbooks@gmail.com or visit www.floodtownbooks.com.

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Contact community writer Tammy Malgesini at tmalgesini@eastoregonian.com or 541-564-4532.

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