Table of Contents

updated 03/21/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/21/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 92
In a startling autobiography, Michael Reagan, the President's son, recalls a life spent on the outside looking unhappily in, and tells of the dramatic turning point that united him with a brother he never had known and the memory of a mother he never knew cared

UP FRONT 28

A phoenix-child, risen from the ashes of a terrible fire, 6-year-old Sage Volkman sets a stirring example of amazing grace and remarkable bravery

The stars came out at Radio City Music Hall, but this year's Grammy Awards didn't light up the sky

No longer a straggler on the show-business treadmill, restaurateur Sonny Bono has settled in Palm Springs and wants to be mayor

TRIBUTE 43
Divine, the flamboyant female impersonator who scored a mainstream hit at last in Hairspray, is dead at 42

TUBE 49
Angst? Yes, thanks, says Newhart's William Sanderson, struggling against character to enjoy his success

SONG 53
Dweezil Zappa, son of Frank, attracts music fans, MTV and Hollywood beauties—not necessarily in that order—who can't seem to get enough of whatever he's got

STAGE 60
New York's littlest hit musical, Oil City Symphony, goes heavy on the treacle of yesteryear at a fictitious small-town high school recital

COUPLES 63
Prompted by disastrous extramarital affairs, Chicago's former top cop, Richard Brzeczek, and his wife, Elizabeth, try to save marriages through Adulterers Anonymous

HOST 69
Thanks to ambitious new owner Larry Lawrence, San Diego's splendid Hotel del Coronado looks better than ever at 100

INVENTORS 73
Six Purdue students put their stamp on the annual Rube Goldberg Contest

PAGES 74
Playing a real-life role she adores, 87-year-old Helen Hayes takes top billing as a mystery writer

TEACHER 79
Once a gang member, now a psychiatrist, Dr. Carl Bell returns to his old Chicago community to fight black-on-black violence

INTRODUCING...84
Cyrielle Claire, up from the Comédie-Française to star in the CBS movie Hot Paint

BODY 105
On the verge of a stroke that could have killed her, Terena Twyman lost 80 lbs. to become Mrs. California

LOOKOUT 109
Wise beyond his years, and with a facility for fiction to match, medical student Ethan Canin, 27, makes his brilliant short stories look easy

ROYALS 113
The Andy and Fergie show got rave reviews in Los Angeles, but the notices back in old England were anything but jolly

MAIL 3
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 27
STAR TRACKS 89
CHATTER 116

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