Author, historian to present ‘A Tale of Two Icons’ in Auburn |

Author, historian to present ‘A Tale of Two Icons’ in Auburn

Gary Noy, local teacher and historian, will present, “A Tale of Two Icons: Sutter & Marshall” to the Friends of Auburn Library’s free program at noon on Sept. 21 in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St., Auburn.

Noy’s latest book, “Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers, Bigots and Rogues,” recently won the prestigious Gold Medal for Best Regional Nonfiction from the Generation Indie Book Awards.

A Sierra Nevada native, Noy has taught history at Sierra Community College in Rocklin from 1987 to the present. He is the founder and former director of the Sierra College Center for Sierra Nevada Studies and Editor-in-Chief emeritus of the Sierra College Press. Noy is currently writing, “Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck,” scheduled for publication in 2017.

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