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Nancy's Bookshelf: KZFR's Phillip Elkins shares tales of East LA & Chico's Joe and Terry Matthews share marriage stories


Chico KZFR radio host and author Phillip Elkins tells his story of growing up in East Lost Angeles from his latest, "Running From the Fire."

It is the true story of a young man growing up caught between two very different cultures.

Plus, Chico couple Joe and Terry Matthews share stories about their marriage as featured in the book Happy Marriages by Gayle Kimball, host of "Ask Dr. Gayle" on KZFR.

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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.