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August 2, 1987 | Susan Slocum Hinerfeld
Show, Don't Tell: If there is a rule of thumb in fiction, that is it. Rules, of course, are made to be broken. In an epistolary novel, they are: Everything is told in an exchange of letters. The form has its problems. Exposition, for instance, must somehow be tucked in: "You asked me to find you a house to rent in Rome. . . ," Roberta writes to Alberico, who surely must remember that he did so. "You say you want it to be central. . . ." The convention can be awkward.
BOOKS
August 2, 1987 | Susan Slocum Hinerfeld
Show, Don't Tell: If there is a rule of thumb in fiction, that is it. Rules, of course, are made to be broken. In an epistolary novel, they are: Everything is told in an exchange of letters. The form has its problems. Exposition, for instance, must somehow be tucked in: "You asked me to find you a house to rent in Rome. . . ," Roberta writes to Alberico, who surely must remember that he did so. "You say you want it to be central. . . ." The convention can be awkward.
SPORTS
May 26, 1986 | Associated Press
Randy Bass, formerly with the Texas Rangers, hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and led the Hanshin Tigers to a 7-4 Japanese League baseball victory over the Yokohama Taiyo Whales Sunday. Dick Davis, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays, slugged a two-run home run, his 13th homer of the season, as the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nankai Hawks, 4-2.
SPORTS
April 29, 1985 | Associated Press
Former Montreal Expo Warren Cromartie hit two home runs to lead the Yakult Swallows to a 6-3 Japanese League baseball victory over the Yomiuri Giants Sunday. Cromartie, who had a two-run homer in the first inning, now has six homers this season. Elsewhere, Kintetsu beat Hankyu, 3-2, on a two-run home run by Dick Davis, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays, in the eighth inning.
SPORTS
April 7, 1986 | Associated Press
Tomio Tashiro hit a three-run home run Sunday off former major league pitcher Rich Gale to lead the Yokohama Taiyo Whales to a 5-3 win over the Hanshin Tigers, the 1985 Japan Series champions. Gale, who had 13 victories against eight defeats last season, is 0-1. In another game, former major leaguer Dick Davis drove in two runs with a single in the first inning as the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nippon Ham Fighters, 3-2.
SPORTS
May 12, 1986 | Associated Press
The Yokohama Taiyo Whales got 18 hits including a three-run home run by American Doug Loman in a 14-4 rout of the Chunichi Dragons Sunday in a Japanese League baseball game. Gary Rajisch of the Dragons, who once played for the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals, hit his 13th homer of the season. In another game, the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nippon Ham Fighters 10-0 as Dick Davis, for merly of the Toronto Blue Jays, hit two home runs, his 10th and 11th of the season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1993 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After the fires, residents burned out of their homes turned to friends, relatives, colleagues and insurance agents. Some, however, sought help from a more unusual source: the bridal consultant. After all, who knows better how to reconstruct the immolated goods and gadgets of a house than the person who makes a living taking brides (and lots of grooms) through the housewares department so they can partake of the time-honored ritual of registering for gifts?
BUSINESS
May 17, 2008 | Andrea Chang, Times Staff Writer
Orange County janitors would receive wage and benefit improvements under a tentative agreement reached late Thursday with cleaning contractors and building owners. The proposed four-year contract will be added to a separate agreement reached Monday by Los Angeles County janitors, forming a joint pact that union members are scheduled to vote on today.
NEWS
November 3, 1988
When the Pleasant Valley Historical Museum makes its debut Sunday, miniature statues of cowboys, models of landmark buildings and mannequins in Spanish costumes will introduce spectators to their area's past. The museum, in Camarillo's old Water Department building at 720 Las Posas Road, is the product of about 12 years of fund raising by the Pleasant Valley Historical Society. There are about nine exhibit cases and a few free-standing objects.
BUSINESS
July 7, 2005 | Peter Pae, Times Staff Writer
Janitors who clean offices of Boeing Co., Northrop Grumman Corp. and Raytheon Co. in El Segundo, Redondo Beach and Long Beach began walking off their jobs Wednesday after contract talks ended in an impasse. It was not clear how many janitors took part in the "rolling" strike, but the union representing the workers said the contract affected about 700 janitors who work for firms that provide cleaning services to the three aerospace companies.
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