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LECTURE: “The Other Author: Bret Harte”

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Date(s) - 02/07/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Angels Camp Museum


by Kim Pippa Tonnesen

Bret Harte – a teacher, Wells Fargo Expressman, apothecary assistant, miner, world-renowned author. His experiences are woven into the multitude of stories he penned in his lifetime and include tales of the characters and geography of the Mother Lode. Learn about his life, his writing, and how he impacted the literary world and Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties with his fiction.

Kim Pippa Tonnesen has a Master’s Degree in English with emphasis in Rhetoric and Teaching Writing. She has lived in the Mother Lode the majority of her lifetime and enjoys researching histories of the famous authors that have traveled through our area. Kim currently teaches Composition and California, World, and American Literature at Columbia College.

Program will be held in the Museum’s Carriage House with the heaters on! Refreshments will be offered.

Cost: free for museum members, $10 non-members

(209) 736-2963 | angelscamp.gov