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Amazon has opened a brick-and-mortar bookstore across the street from one of Nashville's beloved independent bookstores. But co-owner of Parnassus Books Ann Patchett says her bookstore is here to stay, Rachel Iacovone of WPLN reports. Also, Bakersfield, California, is known as Nashville West. The city has a rich country music history, and a massive new box set documents that legacy. We talk with the author of the book "The Bakersfield Sound." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's December 18, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on December 18, 2019.

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