Gary is taking a break from presentations and

events after January 2018. 

Please check back in Fall 2018 for availability.


AVAILABLE NOW!  Released MAY 2017


 Gary's new book

Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss and Luck

co-published by Heyday Books and Sierra College Press.


This book presents little-known tales of the California Gold Rush, featuring stories of searchers and scoundrels and relating unusual stories of struggle and serendipity.


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

Photo by Mike Price

Gary Noy,  Author and Lecturer

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

For additional information...


Sierra College Press at www.sierracollege.edu/press


Heyday Books at www.heydaybooks.com


Amazon Author Page at www.amazon.com/author/garynoy


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.

Gary Noy,

Historian of the Sierra Nevada

and the American West