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Ahold publishes 2002 annual report
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today published the English version of its 2002 Annual Report. It is also being posted on the Ahold website (www.ahold.com). The Dutch version of this report will be published on Friday, November 7, 2003.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces the Filing of a Class Action Suit Against Putnam Funds Defendants and the Putnam Funds Family of Funds on Behalf of Investors -- PEYAX, PEUGX, PTFLX, PGRWX
BALTIMORE, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers of shares of the Putnam Family of Funds (the "Putnam Funds") during the period between November 1, 1998 and September 3, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.
Patient Betrayal - New book tells of family's harrowing medical experiences
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Doctors are among the few professionals people often trust without question. However, as author Alice Ball points out in her new book, patients should question doctors more often to avoid the trauma she and her husband experienced. In the new book, Patient Betrayal (now available through 1stBooks), Ball tells of her husband's lifelong battle with the effects of kidney failure, caused by the incompetence of the people he trusted with his health.
Still to Win: New Book Helps People Think Positive for Success
FAIRLAWN, N.J., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many Americans would love to be extremely wealthy, and many others would love to just be financially secure. Sanjna S. Katyal offers her new book, Still to Win (now available through 1stBooks), which helps guide people through positive thinking to eventual success.
Below the Surface - CIA agent investigates brother's death in new mystery novel
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In "Assignment: Reno, Nevada" (now available through 1stBooks), the compelling new novel by author Elizabeth Jung, Joe Collins, an undercover CIA agent, is murdered amid the glittery lights of Reno, Nev. Coming to town to settle Joe's affairs, Johnny Collins, his brother and also a CIA agent, finds a striking similarity between his brother's murder and others in the area and sets out to get to the bottom of the mystery.
The Strange Life of the Heiress of the Rifle Empire - Author Recounts Life of Sarah Pardee Winchester in New Historical Novel
KAMUELA, Hawaii, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With her husband's death, Sarah Pardee Winchester became the lone heiress to the Winchester rifle empire. When she consulted a medium, she was told her family was being killed by evil spirits and she must surround herself with benevolent spirits to save her own life. Her superstitious beliefs, coupled with a number code she received during a seance, eventually led her to build one of the largest homes in the world, California's historic Llanda Villa. Roger Rule examines Sarah's unique life in his historical novel, "Sarah" (now available through 1stBooks).
Your Journey Into Joy - New Book Offers Path to Joy Through the Bible
ROSCOMMON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bible is more than just a book; it is a way of living. Christian faiths believe the Bible is a guide to living life as God desires, but sometimes, people become mired in the passive practice of religion rather than taking it to heart. In his new book, Your Journey Into Joy: Fourteen Walks into the Land of Joy (now available through 1stBooks), Donald Charles Mainprize shows readers how to live by the word of God and find joy even in suffering.