Table of Contents

updated 10/21/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/21/1991 AT 01:00 AM EDT

STAR TRACKS 8
Sting hits the Top 40, Nadia Comaneci bounces back, Melanie Griffith goes undercover, Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates resort to child's play, and more

COVER 38
Host Michael Jackson escorted Brooke Shields, and Nancy Reagan came sans Ronald for Elizabeth Taylor's eighth wedding, to Larry Fortensky

UP FRONT

46 With her sons Daniel and Charles facing a Pakistani robbery conviction for which they would have a hand and a foot severed, Pat Boyd Saddler defends the young men's innocence

WINNERS 52
Once classified as an "enemy of the state" in her native South Africa, Nadine Gordimer is honored as a citizen of the world with a Nobel Prize in Literature

SCENE 57
The little Ozark town of Branson, Mo., is becoming the biggest name in country music

CRIME 65
Elisabeth Broderick shot her ex-husband and his new bride dead, but she says she's the victim

STYLE 72
Eight years after an auto accident left him a paraplegic, Mitch Longley is a sexy Ralph Lauren model—and Another World player

TO THE TOP 76
For three days during the August coup attempt, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's magnificent seaside dacha became a gilded cage

PARTY 80
Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster tries her hand at directing, and Debra Winger, Winona Ryder and Jonathan Demme show up to watch

TUBE 83
NBC's A Woman Named Jackie introduces Irish actress Roma Downey as a woman who needs no introduction

HAPPY 89
When it comes to James Bond memorabilia, Illinois postman (and 007 fanatic) Doug Redenius delivers

PAGES 95
Like a voice in the vanishing wilderness, author Carl Hiaasen makes the mailing of Florida the villain in his zany thrillers

ROYALS 99
As statues of Lenin topple, the Grand Duke Vladimir, pretender to the Russian throne, dares to hope that the monarchy will be restored

ARTS 107
Artist Bruce Aiken has made a career of capturing the heights of nature's bounty from the depths of the Grand Canyon

ON THE MOVE 110
Swimsuit model Kathy Ireland is getting a charge out of her film debut, as a placekicker in Necessary Roughness

MAIL 6
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 37
PASSAGES 71
STYLE WATCH 105
CHATTER 112

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