Lamspon, born in Calaveras county, is the sixth child in a family of twelve and the grandson of one of the original '49ers. His book, ("Laughter Out of the Ground"), described as a "novel in cadence," is a narrative poem of one of the epochal chapters in American history--the California gold rush. Sonoma County is included in its broad panorama. In 1933, the author began editing a literary column in the Berkeley Courier. Many of his poems and articles have appeared in various magazines.
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- Geyserville, Healdsburg
His work is included in the "Bright Excalibur" anthology (1933)
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