Gold Rush Stories Launch at Sierra College

Friday May 12 2017   7:30 PM
Sierra College Natural History Museum, Sewell Hall  5000 Rocklin Rd, Rocklin, CA  map

Gary Noy, author of Gold Rush Stories, will give a presentation and sign copies of his book for the Sierra College Natural History Museum Lecture Series.  This event is the official Sierra College book launch for Gold Rush Stories. The book launch will also feature short remarks by Steve Wasserman, Publisher of Heyday; Gary Kurutz, Director of Special Collections at the California State Library and author of the foreword for Gold Rush Stories; and Joe Medeiros, Editor-in-Chief of the Sierra College Press.


$5 general admission; $2 students/seniors; free admission for Museum members. More information at Sierra College’s website.

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