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February 14, 2010 | By Susan Carpenter
Numbers A Novel Rachel Ward Chicken House/Scholastic: 328 pp., $17.99 Whether it's telekinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance, magic or ESP, otherworldly powers have long captivated young readers, empowering them, through fantasy, to believe that anything is possible. Employed by the likes of William Shakespeare, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King and J.K. Rowling, one would think that the permutations of psychic abilities had been exhausted. Enter "Numbers," about a teenage girl in England's foster care system who is able to see people's death dates when she looks into their eyes.
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February 14, 2010 | By Susan Carpenter
Numbers A Novel Rachel Ward Chicken House/Scholastic: 328 pp., $17.99 Whether it's telekinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance, magic or ESP, otherworldly powers have long captivated young readers, empowering them, through fantasy, to believe that anything is possible. Employed by the likes of William Shakespeare, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King and J.K. Rowling, one would think that the permutations of psychic abilities had been exhausted. Enter "Numbers," about a teenage girl in England's foster care system who is able to see people's death dates when she looks into their eyes.
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February 24, 1991 | SUSAN KING, Times Staff Writer
"People generally think if you have a pretty face, you don't have a soul," Rachel Ward was saying during a visit to Los Angeles. "I suppose that makes you kind of defensive. I kind of have a strong reaction to being merely thought of as glamorous. I have more to offer than that." The actress hopes to prove just how much she has to offer in "And the Sea Will Tell," a four-hour miniseries airing Sunday and Tuesday on CBS (both nights at 9 p.m.).
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May 26, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rachel Ward was the leggy British model-turned-actress who had starred in the movies "Sharky's Machine" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid." Australian Bryan Brown was making his mark in such international hits as "Breaker Morant" and was well on his way to heartthrob status. The two rising stars met and fell in love 18 years ago while making the classic Emmy Award-winning miniseries "The Thorn Birds."
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May 26, 2000 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rachel Ward was the leggy British model-turned-actress who had starred in the movies "Sharky's Machine" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid." Australian Bryan Brown was making his mark in such international hits as "Breaker Morant" and was well on his way to heartthrob status. The two rising stars met and fell in love 18 years ago while making the classic Emmy Award-winning miniseries "The Thorn Birds."
NEWS
September 7, 1997 | Michael Wilmington
Like a tumbleweed, Kid Collins (Jason Patric, pictured) blows into the path of the recently widowed Fay Anderson (Rachel Ward, pictured), whose mocking edge sharpens with her every bottle of wine. With Bruce Dern (Bravo Saturday at 8 p.m. and midnight).
SPORTS
April 24, 1991
Four county high school athletes have signed letters of intent with colleges, it was announced Tuesday. Wanda Sequeira, a 5-foot-7 guard from Tustin, said she has signed to play basketball at the University of San Francisco next season. Michelle Cash has signed to play softball at New Mexico next season, Garden Grove Coach Paula Cervantes said. Rachel Ward, who helped Costa Mesa reach the Southern Section Division III-A finals last season, will play basketball at Cal State Northridge.
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August 31, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Actress Rachel Ward retreated to Australia after the film "Against All Odds" and produced two children, which now occupy a large portion of her day. "There isn't much time for anything other than raising them, is there? That just about takes up all of your time, if you're doing it properly," Ward said on a promotion tour for her new movie, "After Dark, My Sweet." She said 5-year-old Rosie and 3-year-old Matilda were a handful.
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October 13, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The Chinese film "Old Well," directed by Wu Tianming, won the best film award and its leading actor, Zhang Yimou, received the best actor prize at the 1987 Tokyo International Film Festival. In addition, the special jury prize went to the Canadian film "Housekeeping," directed by Bill Forsyth. Forsyth also received the prize for best screenplay.
NEWS
September 7, 1997 | Michael Wilmington
Like a tumbleweed, Kid Collins (Jason Patric, pictured) blows into the path of the recently widowed Fay Anderson (Rachel Ward, pictured), whose mocking edge sharpens with her every bottle of wine. With Bruce Dern (Bravo Saturday at 8 p.m. and midnight).
SPORTS
April 24, 1991
Four county high school athletes have signed letters of intent with colleges, it was announced Tuesday. Wanda Sequeira, a 5-foot-7 guard from Tustin, said she has signed to play basketball at the University of San Francisco next season. Michelle Cash has signed to play softball at New Mexico next season, Garden Grove Coach Paula Cervantes said. Rachel Ward, who helped Costa Mesa reach the Southern Section Division III-A finals last season, will play basketball at Cal State Northridge.
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February 24, 1991 | SUSAN KING, Times Staff Writer
"People generally think if you have a pretty face, you don't have a soul," Rachel Ward was saying during a visit to Los Angeles. "I suppose that makes you kind of defensive. I kind of have a strong reaction to being merely thought of as glamorous. I have more to offer than that." The actress hopes to prove just how much she has to offer in "And the Sea Will Tell," a four-hour miniseries airing Sunday and Tuesday on CBS (both nights at 9 p.m.).
ENTERTAINMENT
August 31, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Actress Rachel Ward retreated to Australia after the film "Against All Odds" and produced two children, which now occupy a large portion of her day. "There isn't much time for anything other than raising them, is there? That just about takes up all of your time, if you're doing it properly," Ward said on a promotion tour for her new movie, "After Dark, My Sweet." She said 5-year-old Rosie and 3-year-old Matilda were a handful.
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