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August 17, 2005 | Jerry Harkavy, Associated Press
Owen King may share his father's liberal politics and fervent support for the Boston Red Sox, but the two break ranks when it comes to ghouls, vampires and other denizens of the dark side. There's no hint of the supernatural in King's debut novella and short stories. Nor is there any mention that the author is the younger son of horrormeister Stephen King and novelist Tabitha King.
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August 17, 2005 | Jerry Harkavy, Associated Press
Owen King may share his father's liberal politics and fervent support for the Boston Red Sox, but the two break ranks when it comes to ghouls, vampires and other denizens of the dark side. There's no hint of the supernatural in King's debut novella and short stories. Nor is there any mention that the author is the younger son of horrormeister Stephen King and novelist Tabitha King.
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March 23, 2007 | Jerry Harkavy, Associated Press
Joe Hill knew it was only a matter of time before one of the publishing industry's hottest little secrets became common knowledge. He just wished he could have kept it under wraps a bit longer. But when Hill's fantasy-tinged thriller, "Heart-Shaped Box," came out last month, it was inevitable that his thoroughbred bloodlines as a writer of horror and the supernatural would be out there for all to see.
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November 8, 1985 | JOHN STEWART
--A tired group of Vietnam veterans, singing, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," arrived at the Alamo in San Antonio after a 300-mile, three-week walk across Texas. "We went through the blisters and colds and coughs," said march organizer Michael Jay Martin of Dallas. "But we expected those hardships." The march ended at the Alamo because, Martin said, there are a lot of similarities between the group and the mission's defenders against Mexico in 1836.
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March 22, 2013
A look at some recent and recommended books: BIOGRAPHY Photojournalist Tim Hetherington died in 2011 in Libya, two months after attending the Oscars for "Restrepo," the documentary he made with Sebastian Junger. In "Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer" (Grove Press, $25), the companion to an April HBO documentary, Alan Huffman vividly chronicles the short life of a man drawn to danger zones to capture the horrors of modern warfare. THRILLER Scandinavian crime fiction finds a new voice in Alexander Söderberg, whose dark, intricate debut novel "The Andalucian Friend" (Crown, $26)
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July 20, 1986 | JERRY HULSE, Times Travel Editor
John Brooks, who heads the theater department at the University of Chicago, told his travel agent to book him into a resort with "absolutely nothing to do." His suitcase was packed with unread books, and he lusted for tranquillity. Brooks explained that he loathes discos and the regular resort routine. His wish was simple: a quiet beach where he could soak rays, recharge his soul and be bothered by no one.
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August 6, 1988 | DAN HAFNER
Joe Morgan, the new manager of the Boston Red Sox has already found there's no place like home. Since Morgan replaced John McNamara, the team's record at Fenway Park is 17-0. The hot streak enabled the Red Sox to climb into a tie for first place in the American League East. Eventually, they had to hit the road. It has been a disaster. In a rain-soaked doubleheader at Detroit that began Friday night and ended after 2 a.m.
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July 16, 1990 | RICH TOSCHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The water erupted in crystal explosions over the rocks and gravel of the tiny creek. Above it stood heart-stopping Mt. Awful, a magnificent, jagged and horribly misnamed mountain capped by a gleaming band of snow in the late Southern Hemisphere summer. Alongside the stream stretched miles of tall field grasses and stunningly bright wildflowers waving briskly in the wind like a billion choreographed dancers.
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