Nora Ephron: Everything Is Copy by Liz Dance

By Liz Dance

Nora Ephron famously claimed that she wrote approximately each proposal that ever crossed her brain, from her divorce from Carl Bernstein (Heartburn) to the dimensions of her breasts (“A Few phrases approximately Breasts”). She additionally wrote screenplays for 3 of the main profitable modern romantic comedies—When Harry Met Sally (1989), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and You’ve received Mail (1998). usually thought of mere light-hearted romantic comedies, her screenwriting has no longer been the topic of great examine. This ebook deals a sustained severe research of her paintings and lifestyles and demonstrates that Ephron isn't any light-weight. The complexity of her paintings is explored during the context of her adolescence in a deeply dysfunctional family members of writers.

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