Earth Day and John Muir’s Birthday Celebration!

Saturday Apr 17 2010   09:00:00
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Saturday, April 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gary Noy
and Rick Heide, authors of The Illuminated Landscape, will have a table and discuss their book at the city of Martinez’s celebration of Earth Day and John Muir’s birthday. Books will be available for pre-order.
John Muir National Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, CA 94553
Free and open to the public; for more information, call (925) 228-8860.

Gary Noy

A Sierra Nevada native and current resident, Gary Noy taught history at Sierra College from 1987 until 2012. He founded the Sierra College Center for Sierra Nevada Studies and served as its director until his retirement. His previous titles include Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots, and Rogues (Heyday, 2014), which won the Gold Medal for Best Regional Nonfiction from the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, The Illuminated Landscape: A Sierra Nevada Anthology (Heyday, 2010), which he coedited, and Distant Horizon: Documents from the 19th Century American West (University of Nebraska Press, 1999). Visit his website at