Past Event

Kevin Starr: The Golden Gate Bridge

Thu, Jul 8 2010 - 6:00pm

Kevin Starr: The Golden Gate Bridge

CA State Librarian Emeritus; Author, Golden Gate

It’s an iconic part of our local landscape, but what’s the real background and significance of the Golden Gate Bridge? Celebrated historian and California State Librarian Emeritus Starr takes a fresh look at this celebrated figure, presenting a lyrical account of the building and significance of the Golden Gate Bridge, the quintessential image of California’s breathtaking blend of nature and civilization. Hear from one of our state’s greatest storytellers.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Buy the book: Purchase Kevin Starr's Golden Gate from The Commonwealth Club's online bookstore. If you order the book fewer than 5 days before the event, it will be available for pickup at the Commonwealth Club on the day of the event. If you purchase it more than 5 days before the event, the book will be sent to your address.
Also know: Photo by Jessica Marple