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In cultural commentary about the American economy, one company at a time always seems to be the goat. Everything it does is interpreted as evil. In the 1950s it was General Motors. GM's CEO, Charles "Engine Charlie" Wilson, became a national figure of...
Clay Blackburn, the hero of Owen Hill's elegant and understated novel "The Incredible Double," is not your typical detective. For one thing, he's a book scout: a guy who haunts used bookstores and estate sales, looking for the one or two items of real...
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Jacket CopyClay Blackburn, the hero of Owen Hill's elegant and understated novel "The Incredible Double" (PM Press: 128 pp., $13.95 paper), is not your typical detective. For one thing, he's a book scout: a guy who haunts used bookstores and estate......
Times Staff WriterFish counters in green rain slickers patrol a narrow channel of glacier-fed river, keeping close tabs on the thousands of salmon that migrate upstream to spawn. Elsewhere along the coast, observation teams slosh through waterways in waders, carrying...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAt a Democratic presidential debate last month, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton described Wal-Mart, the world's largest retail company, as a "mixed blessing." She spoke from experience. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An article on May 19, 2007,...
Times Staff WritersChastity Ferguson kept watch over four sleepy children late one Friday as she flipped a pack of corn dogs into a cart at her new favorite grocery store: Wal-Mart. The Wal-Mart Supercenter, a pink stucco box twice as big as a Home Depot, combines a full-...
Times Staff WritersWhen Wal-Mart Stores Inc. demands a lower price for the shirts and shorts it sells by the millions, the consequences are felt in a remote Chinese industrial town, at a port in Bangladesh and here in Honduras, under the corrugated metal roof of the...
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