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Nancy's Bookshelf: Raymond McDonald #650


Author Raymond H. McDonald sits with Nancy's Bookshelf to speak about his tribute to his lifelong friend, Merle Haggard.

Friends for many years, McDonald spent time at Merle’s ranch in Palo Cedro, near Redding.

His book, "Merle Haggard Was a Friend of Mine," chronicles the life of a humble man from humble beginnings in California.

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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.