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Local History Happy Hour with Melina Semphill Watts

Presented by Museum of Ventura County at Museum of Ventura County, Ventura CA

Sep 08 2022
Local History Happy Hour with Melina Semphill Watts

The Museum of Ventura County invites you to join us for the next installment of our popular in-person and Zoom series, Local History Happy Hour. In this series, local authors & historians sit down and discuss their unique perspectives on our region.

If trees have standing before the law, as many argue, then they might very well also have standing in historical fiction as Melina Semphill Watts demonstrates in this intriguing new novel … Blending environmentalism, magical realism, social history, and arboreal science, Tree challenges … readers to regard the natural world with new respect.

— Dr. Kevin Starr, USC professor of California history –Advance review

“Watts writes in an elegant, highly detailed prose. Even more impressive

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