"Act boldly and unforeseen forces will come to my aid," says Carol Durbin, relating some words that were favorites of Martin L. Marcus, her partner of thirteen years. Marcus, who passed away last month after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), certainly took that expression to heart. Thoroughbred horse trainer, real estate developer, and entertainment executive, Marcus, a Philadelphia native, died right before he could add another credit to his résumé: author of a novel. For the past five years, he had been working on... More >>>