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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).
Space limited; reservations required.
Free (donations appreciated).
Cancellations notified via email.
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