Jim Fletcher’s new book, Mark Twain’s 88 Days in the Mother Lode & Stories of the Gold Rush is available!
Find out how a little frog that couldn’t jump launched Mark Twain’s literary career.
The book will be featured at the Book Fest in Manteca, Saturday, October 10, at the Manzanita Writers Press booth.
Also look for it October 17 at the Angels Camp Goldrush Day.
Outlets that carry the book in the region include the Calaveras Visitors Center in Angels Camp, Camps Restaurant at Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp, Sustenance Books in Murphys, Froggy’s Car Wash and Gifts in Angels Camp, Gallery Calaveras in San Andreas, Ironstone Vineyards Museum and store in Murphys, Angels Camp Museum, Calaveras Historical Society/Courthouse Museum in San Andreas, the Jamestown book store, and more outlets every day.
Glenn Wasson’s new book, TOO MUCH TO SWALLOW, The Gold Gastrolith of Calaveras County, is being released or unleashed on an unsuspecting public, Saturday, Sept. 19 with a gala book launch party given at Murphys Historic Hotel, with a reading by Glenn, open mic, comedy and storytelling, and a confrontation with Black Bart himself on Sept. 19 at 3 PM if he hasn’t gotten himself arrested for robbing any more stagecoaches. He’ll rob the stage upstairs at the historic Murphys Hotel and Saloon, that’s for sure.
The book is a hard cover collection of new works and collected works by Glenn. He’s added several new pieces about his days as a combat pilot in Vietnam, and other fascinating stories he found in his secret drawers. PURCHASE
A special GOLD menu with two choices will be designed by Brian, the well-loved proprietor of Murphys Hotel and longtime supporter of the arts in Calaveras County. The post-reading and launch dinner will be designed especially for writers and guests at the launch for a no-host selection at 5:30. Reserve early! Let Brian know you are with the writers event for the special dinner. Polish up on your comedic speaking skills and be ready to sidle up to the mic! We want to hear your funny tales and shenanigans. Contact Monika: 209-754-0577 for more information. Bring a funny story of the Mother Lode, including your own experiences, to share at Open Mic.