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Saturday, 11/18/2023
11:00 - 12:00
Saroyan Area - 6th Floor
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Alec Scott shares tales of the institutions and symbols that have made the city distinctive. Hear stories about a gold miner’s sourdough starter, the world’s first blue jeans and the oldest rainbow flag as well as music history and pioneering innovations in social services. Just released, Oldest San Francisco is a love letter to his adopted city.

Award-winning feature writer and author Scott has contributed to Smithsonian magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco and other publications. His first novel, Until It Shimmers, was published in 2022.


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