August 2002

In-Stock $6.50
Mother Land
By Nelson Aspen. "Delivering a healthy German child is serious business," we learn in this excerpt from the forthcoming Sacred Blood.

A Modern Cinderella
By Chantessy Safira. Illustration by Stuart Funk. What's old is new again in this eighth-grader's take on a classic fairy tale.
Edit ModuleShow Tags


From Amistad to the Brave New World

By Robert Schofield. Imposing and inspiring, Benjamin Netanyahu leaves this young writer with many more questions about the future.

Love and War

By Gloria Greer. Myra MacPherson, a former Washington Post journalist, showed us how Vietnam affected our families.

Speaking with the Sheldons

Photography by Mark Edward Harris. Novelist Mary Sheldon talks with her famous father and teen-age daughter about their great escapes to Palm Springs.

'I Know What it's Like to be Less than Zero'

By Allison Block. David Pelzer parlayed his miserable childhood into humorous but helpful tales of hope and forgiveness.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit Module
Palm Springs Life
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions + Contests

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.