Tuesday, August 11, 2015
"LIves of the Dead" is now a book.
In celebration of the150th anniversary of Oakland's Mountain View Cemetery, the Alameda Sun press has released a book version of "Lives of the Dead." The book was co-authored by noted historian Dennis Evanosky and Michael Colbruno, the "Lives of the Dead" blogger. Both men are also docents at the cemetery and lead regular tours.
The book covers many of the noteworthy people interred at Mountain View Cemetery, including stories about the cemetery founders, early Oaklanders of note, famous photographers, notable African-Americans, famous pioneers in various fields and a field guide to many of their homes.
You can order online at http://alamedasun.com/bookstore or send a check for $30 made out to Alameda Sun to 3215J Encinal Ave. Alameda CA 94501
Posted by Michael at 5:03 PM