Metro Parks Tacoma is poised to name a new trail and a portion of a new park for sci-fi author Frank Herbert and his seminal work, “Dune.” Herbert, a Tacoma native, is seen here during an interview in Seattle in 1978.
Metro Parks Tacoma is poised to name a new trail and a portion of a new park for sci-fi author Frank Herbert and his seminal work, “Dune.” Herbert, a Tacoma native, is seen here during an interview in Seattle in 1978. Associated Press File photo
Metro Parks Tacoma is poised to name a new trail and a portion of a new park for sci-fi author Frank Herbert and his seminal work, “Dune.” Herbert, a Tacoma native, is seen here during an interview in Seattle in 1978. Associated Press File photo

‘Dune’ author Frank Herbert finally set to get his due in his hometown of Tacoma

December 07, 2017 11:39 AM

UPDATED December 10, 2017 05:58 PM

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