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`Mistress' Emails Credit Author with Finalist Award for Best Comedy Novel; Novel, a Finalist in Foreward Magazine's Best Comedy Section, About a Girl Trying to Make it in Hollywood
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Named a finalist for best comedy novel of the year by Foreword Magazine, The Making of a Mistress (now available through 1stBooks), by author Marcia Baltimore, is the story of Jennifer, a small town girl from Indiana with big dreams and a mighty frying pan. Jennifer is writing a play. She decides Los Angeles is the place to be if she wants to get it produced. Personal frying pan in tow, she "chefs" for the hotel, dresses like a bird for Halloween and befriends a group of Hollywood mistresses. With these women and some rich men, she travels to Cancun and searches for the right movie executive to produce her play.
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TVN B-Roll Advisory: Hong Kong Welcomes Back Visitors as Travel Advisory is Lifted
MEDIA ADVISORY, June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With the World Health Organization travel advisory now lifted and the SARS virus contained, Hong Kong's expatriates and locals are showing their smiling faces once again. The city is bouncing back as evidenced by this year's Dragon Boat Races in which a local U.S. Women's Association team member is proudly competing. At the airport, flights are filled again with business travelers and tourists looking for shopping bargains and great cuisine. Expatriates have returned home. Hong Kong is determined to prove that it remains one of the world's top tourist destinations renowned for its unique vitality and cultural diversity.
The Quests of Philip and John -- A religious fictional work set in A.D. 30
FT. JONES, Calif., June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Philip and John the Baptist are familiar biblical names. However, author Vada M. Gipson gives them new life in her recently released novel, The Quests (now available through 1stBooks). Only brief acquaintances, Philip and John are on their own separate quests as they make their ways through life.
The Father Of African Nationalism -- New Book Explores The Questions and Answers that Shaped the Black Experience
SAINT ANDREWS, N.Y., June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The nation sets aside a day in January and the month of February to celebrate the African-American experience in America. For a few days each year, people are allowed to celebrate the vision of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X and Rosa Parks. The celebration deserves to continue and the pride should be allowed to swell forth. Questions and Answers -- The Life of Marcus Mosiah Garvey (now available through 1stBooks) by Leonard Morris, is a book that celebrates the true black experience.
Mystery, Murder and the Divisive Abortion Debate -- New Novel Tells Story of Priest, a Student's Plot and An Abortionist's Murder
PHOENIX, June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a gripping, ironic story of good and evil, Father Luke Wolfe, an elderly priest and high school English teacher, tells the story of a student's murder plot and its surprising outcome. Father, Forgive Them (now available through 1stBooks) by John Becker, S.J., is a profound story of a priest, his beloved students and the divisive issue of abortion.
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Mission Oaks Gets Preferred Lending Status
TEMECULA, Calif., June 3, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mission Oaks National Bank (OTCBB:MKNB) announced it was granted Preferred Lending status by the U.S. Small Business Administration, a coveted designation that will allow it to simplify and expedite loans to small businesses.