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  • New novel about a Laurel Park jockey is a wild ride

    New novel about a Laurel Park jockey is a wild ride
    When Sasscer Hill was growing up, she rode stick horses and plow horses and read "The Black Stallion" novels, a series of books about the friendship between a young boy and a beautiful black Arabian stallion. In the process, she fell in love — with horses and books and, eventually, writing.
  • At Orlando Museum of Art: Jimm Roberts' photos capture Florida's cultural history

    At Orlando Museum of Art: Jimm Roberts' photos capture Florida's cultural history
    To stand in the main gallery at Orlando Museum of Art is to be surrounded by greatness. Playwright Edward Albee, of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" fame, looks out from one wall; artist Robert Rauschenberg from another. There's "Tales of the South...

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Sept. 13, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon (Penguin Press: $27.95) Noir meets '60s Southern California groovy in a private eye's psychedelic quest. || 5 || || 2. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam:...

    Author Dick Francis dead at 89

    Author Dick Francis dead at 89
    Author Dick Francis has died at his home in the Cayman Islands. He was 89. Best known for this horse racing mystery and suspense books, Francis wrote 42 successful novels after his career as a jockey in the 1940s and 50s. After working as a racing...

    New county attorney

     
    Edwin 'Ted' Wilmot was introduced Tuesday night as the new county attorney in Gloucester. He takes over on Oct. 3 at an annual salary of $112,000. Look for an article in tomorrow's Daily Press about his introduction and comments he...