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The Time of Our Life Episode 7: Mark Arax Reads Saroyan's "Laughing Sam"

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Local author Mark Arax

The Time of Our Life returns for a bonus episode. For episode seven in our series, Mark Arax reads two short stories by William Saroyan, Laughing Sam and The Poor and Burning Arab, along with discussion hosted by Valley Public Radio's David Aus.

David Aus is the host of Sunday Night Jazz and Young Artists Spotlight on KVPR, as well as other special programs featuring the valley's local musicians and artists. He is also a social media and marketing specialist for KVPR. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, David Aus has lived in Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, before arriving in Fresno in 2002. Prior to joining KVPR, he spent many years as an on-air host at KFSR. When not on the air, David is a busy jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator.