Reading at The John Muir House in Martinez

Saturday Jun 21 2014   6:00 PM
John Muir Home, John Muir National Historic Site  4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA  map

Gary Noy and Rick Heide, co-editors of The Illuminated Landscape, will read from and sign copies of the book.

Free and open to the public; for more information, contact Ranger Jim MacDonald at 925-228-8860 x6621.

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