Book Discussion on West of the West
Mark Arax talked about his book, West of the West: Dreamers, Believers, Builders, and Killers in the Golden State, in which he chronicles… read more
Mark Arax talked about his book, West of the West: Dreamers, Believers, Builders, and Killers in the Golden State, in which he chronicles four years of traveling throughout California to explore the contemporary history of the state.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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