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Nancy's Bookshelf: Cathy B. Parker

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Cathy Parker wears many different hats: mother, author, wife and football benefactor.

 

She penned 2019’s “Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives” to remind us about the importance of community during impossibe odds. 

 

Northern Lights is the true story of a football mom in Florida whose call to help a high school team in Alaska changed the lives and hearts in both her own community and one far away above the Arctic Circle.

Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.