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Thievery and charity in Ross Talarico’s newest novel, ‘Sled Run’

Thievery and charity in Ross Talarico’s newest novel, ‘Sled Run’

RANCHO SANTA FE — Drawing from his own experiences growing up in Rochester, N.Y., author Ross Talarico’s new novel “Sled Run,” is a modern day Robin Hood tale about a teenage boy Rosey who’s seduced by the dazzle (and 1959 candy-apple red Mercury convertible) of a local Mafioso, Carm Carlotta.

Forget nouns and verbs, workshop asks seniors to write out their lives

Forget nouns and verbs, workshop asks seniors to write out their lives

CARLSBAD —Everybody in the “Writing Our Lives” workshop at the Carlsbad Senior Center knows that Ed Arms was born in a chicken coop.