By People Staff
November 10, 2003 12:00 PM

72 UP FRONT

Former royal butler Paul Burrell’s new book full of palace intrigue draws a fiery retort from Princes William and Harry

74 Buffeted by Santa Ana winds, the deadliest fires in more than a decade burn a swath of destruction across Southern California

76 Eleven months after Laci disappeared, Scott Peterson goes to court

78 What was Spencer Tunick doing with 450 nude women in New York City? It was all for art’s sake

80 The battle over the fate of Terri Schiavo, now in a vegetative state, fires a bitter family feud

85 Update

Robert Downey Jr. takes on sobriety, The Singing Detective and a new romance

89 Trouble

In a horrific case of abuse, Ray and Vanessa Jackson allegedly starve their four boys and feed their girls

93 Tube

Ellen DeGeneres bounces back with a new talk show and a low-key romance

96 Farewell

Fred Berry, TV’s roly-poly Rerun on What’s Happening!!, dies suddenly at 52

99 Crime

Wanted for questioning in a triple murder in Florida, Pinkney “Chip” Carter may be living a life of freedom in Mexico

104 Spotlight

Cold Case helps heat up the career of actress Kathryn Morris

107 Style

Nothing makes Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana happier than when stars wear their clothes. Lately, these are two happy guys

113 Healing

After losing his arms in Iraq, Ali Abbas gets a new set of limbs in England

117 Song

R&B diva Mary J. Blige no longer sings the blues

121 Controversy

Like the character played by Anthony Hopkins in The Human Stain, some people hide their real racial and ethnic origins

126 COVER

In the world of reality TV romance, boy meets girl meets national audience

137 Screen

British import Clive Owen takes a heartthrob turn in Beyond Borders

141 Out of the Past

Poet Sylvia Plath—Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest role—was a passionate, perplexing figure

160 On the Move

A comic role in Scary Movie 3—and the imminent purchase of a new hot tub—signal success for once-troubled Simon Rex

165 Photo Album

From roots in rural poverty, Dolly Parton reigns as a queen of country music

170 Trends

A new generation of outrageous architecture makes a bold statement in America’s cities

MAILBAG 6

PEOPLE.COM 8

STAR TRACKS 10

SCOOP 21

PICKS & PANS 37

INSIDER 71

PASSAGES 125

STYLE WATCH 155

PUZZLER 162

CHATTER 172

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