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Someone in London is cooking up murder


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How much would you risk to turn your life around?


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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?


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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.


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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy


Carol Saline


Carol Saline is a journalist, broadcaster and author. She has written three books: Dr. Snow: How the FBI Nailed an Ivy League Coke King , Straight Talk , and A Guide to Good Health . In addition she has co-authored three other books with photographer Sharon J. Wohlmuth. Their most popular, Sisters , spent 63 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and sold over one million copies. It was followed by Mothers & Daughters , which immediately soared to #1 on every national best-seller list including The Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and The Wall Street Journal . A third bestseller, Best Friends , completed this influential relationship trilogy. Their latest collaboration is The 10 th Anniversary Edition of Sisters. Published in the fall of 2004, this beautiful new coffee table book adds recent photos and essays on 13 of the original sisters, examining their relationship a decade later.

Since 1974, Carol Saline has worked as a senior writer at Philadelphia Magazine where she specializes in health, profiles, and investigative reporting. Her articles have appeared in many national magazines, including Reader's Digest, Family Circle, More, Redbook, and Cosmo Girl .

As a broadcaster, Ms. Saline most recently hosted The Fretz Kitchen , a daily cooking program on CN8, a cable network with four million viewers. For three years she had a daily talk radio show and, for nearly a decade, appeared as a regular panelist on the popular Sunday public affairs program, Inside Story . Her national television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Donahue, Larry King Live, American Journal, CBS Good Morning, The Weekend Today Show and Good Morning America . In addition, Ms. Saline is an active speaker and moderator who presents lectures and workshops nationwide.

Ms. Saline's ability to report compellingly on a variety of important subjects is reflected in several dozen journalism and humanitarian awards. She has been a two-time winner of the prestigious National Magazine Award, considered the Pulitzer of magazine writers. Other national awards include three Clarions for print feature writing from Women in Communications, the Charles Stuart Mott and The International Reading Association Awards for educational writing, and The Health Journalism Award from the American Society of Chiropractors. The National Press Club and Big Brothers/Big Sisters have also honored her work. In Philadelphia, she's been singled out three times for writing excellence by Sigma Delta Chi, and won four "Sarahs" from Women in Communications, which cited her as a "Super Communicator." For her commitment to social causes, Ms. Saline has been honored five times as a "Woman of Achievement," including 1996 by The Montgomery County Woman's Center, 1995 by Melitta Benz, 1987 by Women in Transition, and 1984 by The Delaware County Domestic Abuse Project. In 1990, she was given the Myrtle Wreath Award by Camden County Hadassah. She is listed in Who's Who in America .

At present, Carol Saline serves on the boards of The National Osteoporosis Foundation, The Center for Literacy, and The Philadelphia Theater Company. Her roster of community activities includes several years as a volunteer telephone counselor for Contact 609, a mentor with Philadelphia Futures, and board membership with Jewish Family Service of South Jersey, Planned Parenthood of Camden County, The Mayor's Commission on Literacy, and Philadelphia CASA..

A magna cum laude graduate of Syracuse University, Ms. Saline was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and holds a dual degree in English and Journalism. She has two children and resides in Philadelphia with her husband, Paul Rathblott.

 

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A Day in the Life of the American Woman: How We See Ourselves, October 2005
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