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updated 11/03/1997 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/03/1997 01:00AM

52 UP FRONT
These days lots of prominent women—like six-footers Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and Uma Thurman—are measuring up to a higher standard

60 Song and sorrow mark John Denver's final journey to the mountains he loved

62 Halloween is prime time—think Jerry Seinfeld—for pumpkin carver John Bardeen

67 FAREWELL
A Renaissance man who made a fortune on books like Hawaii and channeled much of it to worthy causes, James Michener dies at 90

75 UPDATE
Recuperating bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones comes home but recalls little about the crash that killed Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed

79 TROUBLE
Minnesota divorcee Dorothy Zauhar offered Richard McNutt her heart—when all he really wanted, she says, was a new kidney

85 BODY
The herb known as St.-John's-wort is helping thousands overcome depression—but for many of them Dr. Harold Bloomfield is the real saint

91 CONTROVERSY
Suspicious about The Bible Code, mathematician Dave Thomas sets out to debunk the bestseller

97 ON THE MEND
Four months after cancer surgery, baseball vet Eric Davis belts a magical play-off home run

99 SCREEN
With the movie Gang Related and a new TV series, Jim Belushi makes strides toward escaping his late brother's shadow

102 TRIBUTE
Pioneering TV reporter Nancy Dickerson paved the way for women in network news

105 POLS
Love and politics prompted Janet Jagan to leave America more than 50 years ago for Guyana—where she is likely to become the next president

107 PAGES
Indian author Arundhati Roy's sparkling debut novel, The God of Small Things, makes a big splash

116 COVER
Teen Luke Woodham was accused of killing three people in Pearl, Miss., but now police say the truth is even more disturbing

125 TUBE
Newcomer Paolo Montalban lives up to his role as Prince Charming in the ABC musical Cinderella, starring Brandy and Whitney Houston

129 SONG
Jamiroquai's cat in the hats, Jason Kay, leads his jazzy British funk band on a worldwide tour

133 BIO
As technology creates ever more difficult decisions for doctors, bioethicist Art Caplan helps define medical rights and wrongs

141 JOCKS
Once suicidally depressed over a heart ailment, swimmer Chad Carvin gets back in the water

145 IN HIS OWN WORDS
Offering an Rx for information overdose, Data Smog author David Shenk recommends taking a couple of books—and not calling in the morning

149 ON THE JOB
Consultant Randy Bell helps transform crime real estate into prime real estate

153 COUPLES
Separations just fan the flames for director Taylor Hackford and actress Helen Mirren

160 COLLECTOR
Roger Steffens is more than just Bob Marley's No. 1 fan—his home is a virtual reggae shrine

165 ON THE MOVE
Rubber-faced comic Harland Williams, star of Disney's Rocket Man, embraces his inner Stooge

166 IN THE MONEY
Sotheby's upcoming auction turns the spotlight on Marlene Dietrich's passionate, unfettered life

6 MAIL
8 STAR TRACKS
17 PICKS & PANS
51 THE INSIDER
113 STYLE WATCH
115 PASSAGES
158 PUZZLER
162 ROYAL WATCH
170 CHATTER

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