Heartburn

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Knopf, 1983 - Non-Classifiable - 179 pages
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Cookbook writer Rachel Samstat--out of analysis and seven months pregnant--discovers that her husband is into analysis and an affair, and suffers six weeks of intense heartburn

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Review: Heartburn

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

She writes well. However, it was moving. An older lady pregnant lady, having life issues, eg, cheating husband, crazy parents, and a mugging with unsympathetic friends, well, its not me. Read it ... Read full review

Review: Heartburn

User Review  - Ladyacct - Goodreads

As I sit here contemplating a rating for this book I can honestly say that I don't know why I liked it but I did. I had these moments of laughter, you go (to the character), don't be a dummy (again to ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
14
Section 3
30
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About the author (1983)

Nora Ephron was born in New York in 1941 and raised in California. She is well-known as a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. After graduating from Wellesley College in 1962 Ephron began her career as a journalist with the New York Post, where she remained until 1968. Her popularity grew and she began freelance writing, contributing articles and columns to Esquire and New York. In 1970 she published Wallflower at the Orgy, a collection of essays, and five years later followed with another collection called Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women. Ephron has also achieved success as a screenwriter, with such scripts as Silkwood (1983), Heartburn (1986), When Harry Met Sally (1989), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), and You've Got Mail (1998). Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally, and Sleepless in Seattle were all nominated for Academy Awards. Ephron divorced her first husband, the author Dan Greenburg, and married journalist Carl Bernstein; she was divorced from Bernstein in 1976. They have two children. She married Nicholas Pileggi, an author and screenwriter, in 1987.

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