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Nancy's Bookshelf: Rachel Michelberg & Richard Parker #626

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Rachel Michelberg grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from San Jose State University.

When Rachel isn’t working with one of her thirty voice and piano students, she loves gardening, hiking, and making her own bone broth. Crash: How I Became a Reluctant Caregiver is her first book.

In her memoir, Michelberg opens up about her marriage and is faced with a difficult decision. Her husband, David, survives a plane crash and is left with severe brain damage. Will she dedicate her life to caring for a man she no longer loves, or walk away?

Also, in his commentary “Animal Expectations,” Richard Parker says he has the best dog in the world.

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.