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Rita Will

Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser

Rita Will( )
Author: Brown, Rita Mae
ISBN:978-1-299-00723-9
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Limited
Imprint:Bantam
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $54.00
Book Description:

When Rita Mae Brown writes, people often end up laughing out loud. So naturally, when the bestselling author of "Rubyfruit Jungle, Venus Envy, " and the Mrs. Murphy mystery series writes about her own life, it's a hoot, a rollicking ride with an independent, opinionated woman who changed literary history--the first openly lesbian writer to break into the mainstream. Now, in "Rita Will, " she tells all...and tells it hilariously. It is often said that the best comedy springs from...
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Author Biography
Brown, Rita Mae (Author)
Rita Mae Brown was born in Hanover, Pennsylvania, on November 28, 1944. She received an associate's degree from Broward Junior College in 1965, a B.A. in English and classics from New York University in 1968, a Cinematography Degree from the School of the Visual Arts in 1968, and a Ph.D. in English and political science from the Institute for Policy Studies in 1976. She was the writer-in-residence at the Women's Writing Center of Cazenovi College and a visiting instructor teaching fiction writing at the University of Virginia.

After publishing two books of poetry, she published her first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle, in 1973. Her works include The Hand that Cradles the Rock, Sudden Death, Venus Envy, Loose Lips, and Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser. She writes the Mrs. Murphy Mystery series and Foxhunting Mysteries series. She also writes screenplays and teleplays including Sweet Surrender, Room to Move, Table Dancing, and The Long Hot Summer. Her work on TV earned several Emmy nominations and she received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Variety Show in 1982 for I Love Liberty.

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