Nora Ephron: A Biography (Hardcover)

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Nora Ephron was one of the most popular, accomplished, and beloved writers in American journalism and film.

Nora Ephron: A Biography is the first biography of the Manhattan-born girl who forged a path of her own, earning accolades and adoration from critics and fans alike. Author Kristin Marguerite Doidge explores the tremendous successes and disappointing failures Ephron sustained in her career and examines the private life she tried to keep in balance with her insatiable ambition.

Nora's career spanned five decades of smart, successful writing in nearly every medium: magazines, essays, movies, plays, books, and even blogs. Based on rare archival research and numerous interviews with some of Ephron's closest friends, collaborators, and esteemed colleagues—as well as interviews Ephron herself gave throughout her career—award-winning journalist and cultural critic Doidge has written a captivating story of the life of a creative writer whose passion for the perfect one-liner and ferocious drive to succeed revolutionized journalism, comedy, and film.

The first in-depth biography to explore the complex themes that ran through Ephron's work and to examine why so many of them still grab our attention today.
Kristin Marguerite Doidge is an award-winning journalist, professor, and speaker based in Los Angeles. Her writing has been featured in The Atlantic, Marie Claire, FORTUNE, xoJane, Bustle, KCRW/NPR, Time Out Los Angeles, GOOD magazine,, GIRLBOSS, and the Los Angeles Business Journal. She earned multiple NAEJ Awards and Los Angeles/Southern California Press Club Award nominations. She has a master’s degree in specialized journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism and teaches journalism and strategic public relations at Loyola Marymount University.
Product Details ISBN: 9781641603751
ISBN-10: 1641603755
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publication Date: June 7th, 2022
Pages: 304
Language: English