Gary Noy,  Author and Lecturer

Most Recent Media

A discussion on Hellacious California! with Gary Noy and Steve Wasserman, Executive Director and Publisher of Heyday Books - Zoom presentation recorded July 8, 2020

Book Trailer for Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues 

Gary Noy,

Historian of the Sierra Nevada and the American West

Sierra Stories - 2016 Gold Medal for Best Regional Nonfiction - Next Generation Indie Book Awards

​Book Trailer for Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss and Luck

Photo by Mike Price

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Inkwell and Quill drawing by Joe Medeiros.  The drawing features an accurate depiction of an inkwell used by John Muir, and owned by the Hanna Family.