Sierra Stories at the California Capital Book Festival

Saturday Oct 25 2014   2:00 PM
Sacramento Convention Center  1400 J St., Sacramento, CA  map

Gary Noy, author of Sierra Stories, will sign copies of his book and participate in a panel entitled “Digging Up History:  Unearthing the Forgotten, the Colorful, and the Sensational” at the California Capital Book Festival held at the Sacramento Convention Center. The panel moderator will be Gary Kurutz, Director of the California History Room and Special Collections of the California State Library. 

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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