Concord Historical Society
Speakers Series
John van der Zee, author

~ free ~

Sunday – January 20, 2019 – 2:00PM
Concord Historical Society Event Center – 1928 Clayton Road, Concord

John has published thirteen books, four novels and nine works of nonfiction. Work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle, Town & Country, Zyzzya and
     He has won the following awards: James D. Phelan Award for fiction, 1964. H.K. McCann Award for Advertising Professionalism, 1978, 1988. Clio Award winner or finalist 1978-1984.

Hear him talk about his most recognized books:

  • The Gate: The True Story of the Design and Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Canyon: The Story of the Last Rustic Community in Metropolitan America