Nora Ephron dies at 71; writer of sharp-edged romances
An author and the screenwriter of the smart, romantic comedies ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ Nora Ephron drew upon her marriage to Carl Bernstein for the novel ‘Heartburn.’
By John Horn and Rebecca Keegan
Los Angeles Times
June 26, 2012
Nora Ephron, who cast an acerbic eye on relationships, metropolitan living and aging in essays, books, plays and hit movies including “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally…” and “Julie & Julia,” died Tuesday in New York. She was 71.