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Nora Ephron

NORA EPHRON, that rarest of American, leaves us

She directed "When Harry Met Sally"

The films she directed ("When Harry met Sally," "Sleepless in Seattle") tugged at the heart's strings but without that extra helping of gooey sentimentality so often noticeable at the fore nowadays. She was also an essayist and a playwright. Ephron, a N.Y.-L.A.-N.Y. transplant had been living in Manhattan at the time of her death. She suffered from pneumonia made unmanageable by an early form of ... more >