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Nancy's Bookshelf: Chico author Phil Elkins recounts his year in Vietnam

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Author Phil Elkins offers details of his yearlong tour of duty in Vietnam. His work, My Year in Vietnam, gives a vivid picture from the first plane takeoff to seeing the plane's cargo hold loaded with GIs in caskets.

Also, Chico author Walt Schafer reminds runners of the upcoming 48th Annual Almond Bowl, a Chico tradition he founded.

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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.