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2009-01-14 07:00:00

USC Libraries to honor the author of Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and The Yiddish Policemen's Union. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author, screenwriter and USC Libraries Scripter Award alum Michael Chabon has won the 2009 Scripter Literary Achievement Award. Chabon will accept the prize at the annual Scripter gala on January 30, 2009, in USC's historic Doheny Memorial Library. (Photo:...

2006-06-29 00:14:53

By Sheigh Crabtree and Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Sienna Miller is in final negotiations and Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to star in "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," based on Michael Chabon's 1988 debut novel. Rawson Marshall Thurber, who most recently directed "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story," is on board to direct "Pittsburgh," based on a screenplay he adapted from Chabon's coming-of-age book. The story, which marked the literary launch of Chabon ("Wonder...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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