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Posted 15 Oct 2001   For week ended September 28, 2001
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LDS Stress Expert's E-Book Free After Terrorist Attacks
Stress management expert Dr. Glenn R. Schiraldi's book, "The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery and Growth," will be available free on the Internet starting tomorrow, courtesy of the book's publisher, McGraw-Hill. Schiraldi, an LDS Church member and faculty member at the University of Maryland, College Park, is the author of several books on mental and physical health. The 441-page book is available in several e-book formats, including Adobe Acrobat and Peanut Press, from, McGraw-Hill, Contentville and Adobe's eBookstore.

Utah Shakespearean Festival Box Office Declines; But Wins Expansion
In the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the Utah Shakespearean Festival has seen a 25-30 percent drop in ticket sales for its Fall season. But, in spite of the drop, the Festival, founded and run by LDS Church member Fred Adams, won an important ruling Wednesday that will allow it to proceed with a planed expansion.

Mormon 'Kenny Rogers' Looking for Success
James Wright wants to be the Mormon Kenny Rogers but he's looking for a wider fan base than Utah. "I don't see myself as an LDS singer," Wright said. "I'm a singer who happens to be LDS. I'd like to think my music would be accepted in the secular world."

'Sweet Songs of Liberty' Concert to Benefit New York Disaster Victims
A number of popular Utah musicians and performers are donating their time and talent in a special fund-raising concert for victims of the New York Sept. 11 disaster. "Sweet Songs of Liberty" will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at 8:30 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus.

Genesis Group Presents 'I Am Jane'
The Genesis Group, an official arm of the LDS Church created to support its members of African descent, will perform the award-winning play "I Am Jane," about Black Mormon pioneer Jane Elizabeth Manning James.

New Products: Current Books on Suffering
Among the many new LDS products being released this Fall, two new books seem especially relevant this week because they look at suffering. Joyce and Dennis Ashton's "Jesus Wept" takes a comprehensive look at the trials we face in our lives, giving practical techniques and insights to help deal with grief. Meanwhile, former BYU professor Wayne Brickey's "Making Sense of Suffering" also looks at suffering and grief, from a doctrinal and inspirational perspective.

New Mountain Meadows Massacre Video Documents LDS Pioneer History
The Mountain Meadows Massacre continues to be a fascinating historical subject in pioneer and Utah history. Videotape of this tragic event is being distributed by The Studio, Inc. in Hurricane, Utah and was released to the public at the LDS Booksellers Association Convention in Salt Lake City last month.

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