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The Sackamenna Kid: Herb Caen

Presented by Sacramento Public Library at Central Library, Sacramento CA

Dec 03 2022
The Sackamenna Kid: Herb Caen

Join Archivist James Scott and historical novelist Shelley Blanton-Stroud for a discussion about the Sackamenna Kid: Herb Caen. We’ll dive into Caen's roots in Sacramento and the role the Capital City played in the development of his iconic voice in a sixty-year column for the San Francisco Chronicle. We'll also explore Blanton-Stroud's use of Caen as a model, in her books "Copy Boy" and "Tom Boy," for protagonist Jane Benjamin who was born of Blanton-Stroud's fascination with Caen and the

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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Email: jscott@saclibrary.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Central Library

828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

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