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

​Book Trailer for Hellacious California! Tales of Rascality! Revelry! Dissipation! and Depravity! and the Birth of the Golden State

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

Gary Noy

Author, Lecturer, and Historian of the Sierra Nevada and the American West

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

Lake Tahoe photo by Lindy Atoms - Gary Noy portrait by Mike Price

Gary Noy,  Author and Lecturer

For additional information...

Sierra College Press at

Heyday Books at

Amazon Author Page at

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.