John Steinbeck in Tahoe

Tuesday May 31 2011   19:00:00
UC Davis Eriksson Education Center  , Tahoe City, CA  map

Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Scott Lankford
, author of Tahoe beneath the Surface, will give a presentation on John Steinbeck’s formative years at Lake Tahoe.
UC Davis Eriksson Education Center, 2400 Lake Forest Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Free and open to the public; for more information call (775) 881-7566 or email

Scott LankfordRaised in Colorado, Scott Lankford got lost en route to Stanford University and spent much of the next ten years as a maintenance man, musician, and mountaineering guide at Lake Tahoe. After joining the 1985 American Everest West Ridge Expedition, he completed a Ph.D. in modern thought and literature with a dissertation on John Muir. Currently a professor of English at Foothill College, in California’s Silicon Valley, he has also served as Foothill’s dean of Language Arts and codirector of the Foothill College Center for a Sustainable Future.

Photo by Kevin Wayland