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The Most of Nora Ephron

Ephron, Nora

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ISBN 10: 038535083X / ISBN 13: 9780385350839
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2013
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Gumshoe Books (West Columbia, SC, U.S.A.)

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this is in stock because of two items. the script of when harry met sally one of the great modern rom-coms. and the inclusion of her last play lucky guy. it is sort of the modern equivalent of a viking portable nora ephron. also a great bedside dipping into book. lots of interesting short pieces. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 019181

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Title: The Most of Nora Ephron

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America’s funniest—and most acute—writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we’ve been living it these last forty years.

Everything you could possibly want from Nora Ephron is here—from her writings on journalism, feminism, and being a woman (the notorious piece on being flat-chested, the clarion call of her commencement address at Wellesley) to her best-selling novel, Heartburn, written in the wake of her devastating divorce from Carl Bernstein; from her hilarious and touching screenplay for the movie When Harry Met Sally . . . (“I’ll have what she’s having”) to her recent play Lucky Guy (published here for the first time); from her ongoing love affair with food, recipes and all, to her extended takes on such controversial women as Lillian Hellman and Helen Gurley Brown; from her pithy blogs on politics to her moving meditations on aging (“I Feel Bad About My Neck”) and dying.

Her superb writing, her unforgettable movies, her honesty and fearlessness, her nonpareil humor have made Nora Ephron an icon for America’s women—and not a few of its men.

About the Author:

Nora Ephron was the author of the hugely successful I Feel Bad About My Neck, I Remember Nothing, and Heartburn. She received Academy Award nominations for best original screenplay for When Harry Met Sally . . . , Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Her other credits include the recent hit play Lucky Guy and the films You’ve Got Mail and Julie & Julia, both of which she wrote and directed. She died in 2012.

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