Mark Arax Event at Central Library

Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Libby McCarthy, Cultural Programs Assistant, ALOUD
630 W. Fifth St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 228-7321
[email protected]

In association with the LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY presents
"ALOUD at Central Library"-Lectures, Readings, Performances & Discussions

Ticket Price: FREE
Reservations Recommended: or (213) 228-7025
Central Library Mark Taper Auditorium, Fifth & Flower Streets, Downtown Los
Parking: 524 S. Flower St. Garage, $1 until 8:45 p.m. with Los Angeles
Public Library card validation

Mon, Apr 06, 7 PM
Mark Arax
West of the West: Dreamers, Believers, Builders & Killers in the Golden
In conversation with Thomas Curwen, LA Times staff writer

Arax, a native son, spent four years traveling the breadth of the Golden
State to explore its singular place in the world. From the marijuana growing
capital of the U.S. to the town that inspired The Grapes of Wrath, Arax
offers a stunning panorama of California in a new century.

Author bio:
Award-winning author and journalist Mark Arax is a co-author of The King of
California-a Los Angeles Times bestseller-and author of In My Father’s Name.
He is a contributing writer at Los Angeles magazine and a former senior
writer at the Los Angeles Times. He teaches nonfiction writing at Claremont
McKenna College and lives in Fresno.

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