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Author event at Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park: Frances Dinkelspiel on “Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California”

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Frances Dinkelspiel will appear at Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, Tues., Jan. 27 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss her book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California.  Ms. Dinkelspiel is an award-winning journalist and the great-great granddaughter of Isaias Hellman.  Her work has appeared in, The New York Times, People, The San Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Magazine and other venues.

From the Kepler’ site:

This meticulously researched biography is an engrossing saga that chronicles Isaias Hellman’s drive to build some of California’s largest financial institutions and most respected intellectual establishments. An individual of legendary stature, Hellman was directly responsible for the creation of California’s largest banks and was essential in making the state a financial and industrial superpower.

Kepler’s Books

1010 El Camino Real

Menlo Park CA, 94025

(650) 324-4321

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