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Online: Naturalist Book Club

August 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AUGUST’S BOOK SELECTION:

CALIFORNIA EXPOSURES- ENVISIONING MYTH AND HISTORY

BY RICHARD WHITE

Join this month’s naturalist book club as we discuss Richard White’s award-winning book, California Exposures. White teams up with his son, photographer Jesse Amble White, to produce this vivid narrative of human history as it has been etched into California’s diverse terrain.  

 

Excerpt from Amazon.com:

A brilliant California history, in word and image, from an award-winning historian and a documentary photographer. ‘This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.’ This indelible quote from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance applies especially well to California, where legend has so thoroughly become fact that it is visible in everyday landscapes. Our foremost historian of the West, Richard White, never content to ‘print the legend,’ collaborates here with his son, a talented photographer, in excavating the layers of legend built into California’s landscapes. Together they expose the bedrock of the past, and the history they uncover is astonishing…”

 

Date: Sunday, August 29

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Venue: Zoom meeting (details emailed once space is reserved).

 

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Space limited; reservations required.

Free (donations appreciated).

Cancellations notified via email.

Questions? Email programs@friendsofchinacamp.org or call (415) 456-0766.

Details

Date:
August 29, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NOTICE: Some sites at the Back Ranch Meadows Campground will be closed Sunday through Thursday from November 14, 2022 until May 13, 2023 due to construction. The group site will remain open during the week. Go to reservecalifornia.com for available reservations.

ADVISORY: December 3, 2023, 8am-2pm. Footrace beginning at Miwok Meadows. Expect increased foot traffic on Shoreline Trail, Oak Ridge Trail, and Bayview trail. Plan your trip to the park accordingly. See calendar for details.