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The Most of Nora Ephron

The Most of Nora Ephron( )
Author: Ephron, Nora
Introduction by: Knight, India
ISBN:978-0-85752-268-9
Publication Date:Nov 2014
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Limited
Imprint:Doubleday UK
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

A comprehensive anthology of Nora Ephron at her funniest and most acute, here are her writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman; on the importance of food (with favourite recipes), and on the bittersweet reality of growing old. This collection includes extracts from her bestselling novel Heartburn, written in the wake of her devastating divorce from Carl Bernstein, and from her hilarious screenplay for the movie When Harry Met Sally, as well as the complete text...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 23.4 x 3 cm
Book Weight:0.547 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ephron, Nora (Author)
Nora Ephron was born in Manhattan on May 19, 1941. While attending Wellesley College, she was a summer intern in the Kennedy White House in 1961. After graduating in 1962, she began her career as a journalist with the New York Post, where she remained until 1968. She then focused on magazine journalism and primarily wrote for Esquire and New York. She wrote several books during her lifetime including Heartburn, Wallflower at the Orgy, Crazy Salad: Some Things about Women, Scribble Scribble, I Feel Bad about My Neck: And Other Reflections on Being a Woman, and I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections. In her later years, she was a blogger for The Huffington Post.

She wrote several screenplays including Silkwood (1983), Heartburn (1986), and When Harry Met Sally (1989). She also wrote and directed several movies including This Is My Life (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), You've Got Mail (1998), Lucky Numbers (2000), Bewitched (2005), and Julie and Julia (2009). She wrote two plays Love, Loss, and What I Wore with her sister and Imaginary Friends. Her title I Remember Nothing made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. She died from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia on June 26, 2012 at the age of 71.

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