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New from Valley authors, time spent in Panama and California history

Author Ronald Genini has had a lifelong love for state history. His latest offering is called “California: On the Edge of American History.”
Author Ronald Genini has had a lifelong love for state history. His latest offering is called “California: On the Edge of American History.”

Peace Corps Epiphanies: Panama

Author: Anson K. Lihosit, Madera

Description: Peace Corps volunteer Anson K. Lihosit opened his sports bag on the fringes of a Panamanian Este softball field and told the locals, “I want to play.” And he does – for two years (2015-2017). He describes his adventures playing, teaching and most importantly, adapting as a stranger in a strange land. Reviews include “A wry sense of humor … almost poetic” by Will Lutwick, author of Dodging Machetes. (Amazon)

132 pages, $13.95, fblinks.com/lihosit

California: On the Edge of American History

Author: Ronald Genini, Fresno

Description: A stunning survey of a state many people call home, yet few truly understand. Based on masterly historical research, this is a book that immerses you in the full evolution of one of the country’s most electrifying places. (CreateSpace)

626 pages, $21.95, fblinks.com/genini

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