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Author Ephron, Nora.
Uniform Title Essays. Selections
Title The most of Nora Ephron / Nora Ephron.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
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 Floor4  PS3555.P5 A6 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Edition.
Description xi, 555 pages ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note "This is a Borzoi book."
Contents The journalist. Introduction to Wallflower at the Orgy ; Journalism : a love story ; How to write a newsmagazine cover story ; The assassination reporters ; The Palm Beach Social Pictorial ; The Boston photographs ; Russell Baker ; The Detroit News ; The Ontario Bulletin ; Gentlemen's agreement ; I just want to say : the world is not flat ; The making of Theodore H. White -- The advocate. Vaginal politics ; Miami ; Reunion ; Commencement address to Wellesley Class of 1996 -- The profiler : some women. Helen Gurley Brown : "If you're a little mouseburger, come with me ..." ; Dorothy Schiff and the New York Post ; Dorothy Parker ; Lillian Helman : Pentimento ; Jan Morris : Conundrum ; Pat Loud : no, but I read the book ; Julie Nixon Eisenhower : the littlest Nixon ; Lisbeth Salander : the girl who fixed the umlaut -- The novelist. Heartburn -- The playwright. Lucky guy -- The screenwriter. When Harry met Sally -- The foodie. Serial monogamy : a memoir ; Baking off ; I just want to say : the egg-white omelets ; Gourmet magazine ; A sandwich ; I just want to say : Teflon ; The food establishment : life in the land of the rising soufflé (or is it the rising meringue?) ; About having people to dinner -- The b logger. The first annual "tell us what you're cooking this year for Thanksgiving dinner that you didn't cook last year" ; Hello, by the way, whatever ; Deep throat and me : now it can be told, and not for the first time either ; The curious incident of the veep in the summertime ; Hooked on anonymity ; One small blog ; On Bill Clinton ; A million little embellishments ; Scooter, Rosa Lopez, and the grassy knoll ; Reflections on reading the results of President Bush's annual physical examination ; My weekend in Vegas ; O.J. again ; Say it ain't so, Rope ; Melancholy babies ; Take my Secretary of State, please ; On being named person of the year ; Candi's diary ; Some people ; What did you do in the war? ; How to foil a terrorist plot in seven simple steps ; My top ten New Year's resolutions ; Hooked on Hillary ; White men ; It ought to be a word -- Personal. The story of my life in 3,500 words or less ; The legend ; Me and JFK : now it can be told ; A few words about breasts ; The mink coat ; Parenting in three stages ; The D word ; Fantasies ; On maintenance ; The six stages of e-mail ; Considering the alternative ; On rapture ; Revision and life : take it from the top-- again ; I feel bad about my neck ; What I wish I'd known ; I hate my purse ; Christmas dinner ; I remember nothing ; The O word ; What I won't miss ; What I will miss.
Summary 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.-
Subject American essays -- 20th century.
American essays -- 21st century.
Ephron, Nora.
ISBN 038535083X hardcover
9780385350839 hardcover
OCLC number 827258420