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Nora Johnson

Occupation  Novelist
Subject  Attitudes towards sex
Uncles  Cecil Patrick Johnson
Genre  Comedy
Movies  The World of Henry Orient
Alma mater  Smith College
Role  Author
Nationality  American
Name  Nora Johnson

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Notable works  The World of Henry Orient
Parents  Marion Byrnes, Nunnally Johnson
Grandparents  Johnny Pearl Johnson, James Nunnally Johnson
Books  The De Clerambault Code, The World of Henry Orient, Coast to Coast: A Family R, Tender Offer, The actor as playwrigh
Similar People  Nunnally Johnson, Jerome Hellman, George Roy Hill, Dorris Bowdon

Nora Johnson (born 1933) is an American author.

Early life

Nora Johnson, daughter of filmmaker Nunnally Johnson and Marion Byrnes, was born in Hollywood, California in 1933. She was educated at the Brearley School, Abbot Academy, and Smith College, from which she graduated in 1954. Her sister was the film editor Marjorie Fowler.

Writings

Her first novel, The World of Henry Orient, inspired by her experiences at the Brearley School, was published in 1956, and was made into a motion picture starring Peter Sellers in 1964. Her influential article Sex and the College Girl, was published in the November 1957 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, discussing attitudes towards sex on American campuses.

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Johnson's other works include A Step Beyond Innocence (Little, Brown, 1961); Loveletter in the Dead-Letter Office (Delacorte, 1966); Flashback: Nora Johnson on Nunnally Johnson (Doubleday, 1979); You Can Go Home Again: An Intimate Journey (Doubleday, 1982); The Two of Us (Simon & Schuster, 1984); Tender Offer (Simon & Schuster, 1985); Uncharted Places (Simon & Schuster, 1988); Perfect Together (E. P. Dutton, 1991).

References

Nora Johnson Wikipedia


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