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Best of Nancy's Bookshelf: Curt DeBerg travels the world with Ernest Hemingway


Professor Curt DeBerg is retired from the California State University System. He is an avid fan of the life and writings of Ernest Hemingway and spent the last two years visiting all the important places that influenced the arc of his life and his art. DeBerg is an active member of the distinguished Ernest Hemingway Society. He also is a group administrator for the Facebook page Ernest Hemingway.

His book, "Traveling the World with Hemingway: The great writer made places from Paris to Havana as indelible as his characters," brings to life the more than one dozen colorful places the great 20th-century novelist Ernest Hemingway called home—for short periods or for years.

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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.