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James Varner

This week on Valley Writers Read we hear a story by local author James Varner, "Memories of Growing Up with Friends." The story is all about the life-long friends the author made in the Bakersfield neighborhood where he grew up.  He tells us about the schools he went to and the profession he chose, and an event that brought back many memories, years later. 

James Varner's "Memories of Growing Up With Friends"

Nov 21, 2012

On this edition of Valley Writers Read, author James Varner shares with listeners some anecdotes of growing up in the Bakersfield area with his story, "Memories of Growing Up With Friends."

On this edition of Valley Writers Read, James Varner shares some personal anecdotes of growing up in the Bakersfield area with "Memories of Growing Up With Friends". 

James Varner's "Uncle Dudley" on Valley Writers Read

Oct 26, 2011

On this edition of Valley Writers Read, James Varner recalls the career of his uncle, Bakersfield's Claude Varner, the ex-Featherweight Boxing Champion of the world.