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Literary Secrets of Sacramento

Literary Secrets of Sacramento

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

NYT bestselling author, former Random House Editor, and literary historian, steeped in the creative scene here in Northern California for the past thirty years. I am always chasing down new information and secrets about writers who have passed through the Sacramento area (Mark Twain! Jack Kerouac! Oscar Wilde! Joan Didion! Maya Angelou! Raymond Carver!) and have designed an amusing tour that will…
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What we’ll do

We will meet up in the old City Cemetery and I’ll fill you in on some of the well known writers who have wandered through Sacramento literary history before heading out to tour various landmarks related to Raymond Carver, Ernest Hemingway, Joan Didion, and more. You’ll see where Maya Angelou liked to relax with a glass of wine, where a 50s suburban housewife churned out lesbian romance novels…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
You’ll get a literary taste treat — chocolate brownies made from Joan Didion’s own recipe.

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Where you'll be

From the Old City Cemetery and it’s famed vintage roses and impressive carved statuary to the Senator Hotel across from the California State Capitol building to farther flung parts of the region where Joan Didion taught herself to type by copying Hemingway stories to the Parkside home of a bestselling author who knew both Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein, this three hour tour will give you an overview of Sacramento’s role in the literary scene.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

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Jennifer
literary walk
Literary Secrets of Sacramento
5 reviews
From $50/person
5 reviews
From $50/person