Both Carrie and The Fury were horror films, but I didn’t make a conscious effort to make my debut with them. I’m not a horror fan at all,” says Amy Irving, 27, who transcended being grabbed by Carrie’s earth-covered hand to portray a deaf teacher in Voices and a Willie Nelson groupie in Honeysuckle Rose.By MARSHA BOULTON6 min
At 73, James Michener has added yet another blockbuster historical novel to his string of approximately a dozen bestselling tomes (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii, The Source, Iberia, Centennial, Chesapeake,). As is usual with the works of this phenomenon of American letters, The Covenant, an 896-page saga about South Africa, is a runaway popular and financial success (all 450,000 copies were presold in North America and the Literary Guild reportedly paid him $1.75 million).
Unfortunately, your article The Prime of Ms. Anne Murray (Cover, Oct. 20) offered no new insight into the person but merely confirmed what I have known for years—the lady is remarkable. By virtue of sheer talent, integrity and intelligence, she has managed to rise to the very top without losing perspective.
In a salt mine 600 metres below the Ohio shores of Lake Erie, a mechanical mole is scooping out a gigantic basin that will eventually hold more than 10,000 tons of water. No human toes will ever dabble in this pool, however-it is an elaborate trap designed by physicists Frederick Reines and Maurice Goldhaber to capture the elusive remnants of decayed protons.By Mark Czarnecki4 min
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