Patricia Jensen, a proud mother of two sons and grandmother of three grandkids and the former cohost of a radio talk show on KKRN in Round Mountain, has completed her new book “John or Is It Fred: A Glimpse of the Jensen Family Saga”: a riveting and potent depiction of a real-life family living through a tumultuous era in American history.

Describing her inspiration for this story, the author writes, “While cleaning the garage during the virus lockdown in 2020, Bill found the wallet referred to in the book, along with numerous other items in multiple boxes. We had moved from San Diego on New Year’s at the turn of the century, and the boy’s old footlocker toy box managed to house a number of collectable items and family heirlooms. These were boxes of relatives’ memorabilia and old pictures that had been handed over to us from his mom and upon the death of older relatives.

“With Bill’s help, I was able to create a time line of events from the dozens of items we found. His recollection of a number of the noteworthy ones helped create this story.

“He helped identify many of the characters in pictures that turned up in this book. He also recalled many stories that his dad, Fred C. Jensen, referred to as Freddie early in the book, told him. He remembered many visits from relatives when he was a boy, and the numerous ‘war’ stories overheard.”

Published by Page Publishing, Patricia Jensen’s personal tale follows true-life colorful characters of the 1920s to 40s as they lived full and adventurous lives. They lived at a time when they were called upon to build a city and a historical dam, to grow a fledgling spit of a town in the desert into what would become the world-famous city of Las Vegas.

The Jensens were rugged individuals on a desert frontier living ordinary lives during an exceptional time in American history, and they continually rose to the occasion. They survived Prohibition, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and made many wartime sacrifices. Along the way and by complete chance, they bumped into numerous famous personalities.

Readers who wish to experience this gripping work can purchase “John or Is It Fred: A Glimpse of the Jensen Family Saga” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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