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Fernanda Eberstadt (born 1960 in New York City, New York) is an American writer. 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and the largest financial center in the world. ... State nickname: The Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² or 54,556 square miles (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water...


The daughter of Frederick and Isabel Eberstadt, 1960s patrons of New York City's avant-garde, her paternal grandfather was renowned Wall Street financier and advisor to government and presidents, Ferdinand Eberstadt, and her maternal grandfather was the poet Ogden Nash. A work similar to Marcel Duchamps Fountain Avant garde (written avant-garde) is a French phrase, one of many French phrases used by English speakers. ... For other uses, see Wall Street (disambiguation). ... Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet best known for writing pithy, funny, light verse. ...


A gifted child, at age eleven Fernanda Eberstadt took time off from grade school to write a novel about the Bolshevik Revolution. By age sixteen, she was immersing herself in New York culture, working at The Factory, the Andy Warhol studio on Union Square, and hanging out nights at Studio 54. At age eighteen she moved to the United Kingdom where she studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... The October Revolution, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution, was the second phase of the Russian Revolution, the first having been instigated by the events around the February Revolution. ... Andy Warhol , photographed by Helmut Newton Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 — February 22, 1987) was an American painter, film-maker, publisher and a major figure in the Pop Art movement. ... Equestrian George Washington, by Henry Kirke Brown, 1856. ... Studio 54 was a legendary New York City disco located on West 54th Street in Manhattan. ... College name Magdalen College Named after Mary Magdalene Established 1458 Sister College Magdalene College President Professor David Clary FRS JCR President Iain Anstess Undergraduates 395 Graduates 230 Homepage Boatclub Magdalen College (pronounced ) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ...


Fernanda Eberstadt began writing essays and criticism for such publications as Commentary Magazine, The New Yorker, Vogue, New York Times Magazine, and Vanity Fair. In 1985, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. published the twenty-five-year old Eberstadt's first work of literary fiction titled "Low Tide." Praise for her work landed her an interview with intellectual William F. Buckley on his television program, Firing Line. Her next novel "Isaac and His Devils" came in 1991 and was again widely acclaimed, described by Library Journal as a "rich novel, full of promise for the author's future." Her third novel, published in 1997, established Eberstadt as a significant literary voice. Set in the late 1980s New York art world, "When the Sons of Heaven Meet the Daughters of the Earth" recounted the rise and fall of a young painter. Commentary Magazine is a publication of the American Jewish Committee, although the magazine is editorially independent and often takes very different views than the majority of that organizations membership. ... The New Yorkers first cover, which is reprinted most years on the magazines anniversary. ... Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine published in several countries under several names. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... This article is on the novel, Vanity Fair. ... Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ... Literary fiction is a somewhat uneasy term that has come into common usage since around 1970, principally to distinguish serious fiction from the many types of genre fiction and popular fiction. ... William F. Buckley may refer to: William Francis Buckley, U.S. Army officer and CIA operative William F. Buckley, Jr. ... Firing Line (1966-1999) was a public affairs show founded and hosted by conservative William F. Buckley, Jr. ... Library Journal is a trade publication for librarians. ... A painter is a person who paints woodwork, walls, etc. ...


Following her pattern of a six-year interval between novels, Eberstadt published "The Furies" in 2003. Praised by Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and the New York Times Book Review, fellow writer Bret Easton Ellis called it spellbinding and the New York Observer said "The Furies, veers pretty close to genius." Kirkus Reviews is an American book review company located at 770 Broadway in New York City. ... Booklist is the digital counterpart of the American Library Associations Booklist magazine that provides a critical review of books. ... Publishers Weekly is a weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers, and literary agents. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... Bret Easton Ellis Bret Easton Ellis (born March 7, 1964 in Los Angeles, California) is an American author. ... The New York Observer is a weekly newspaper first published in New York City on September 22, 1987 by Arthur L. Carter, a very successful former investment banker with publishing interests. ... A genius is a person with distinguished mental prowess. ...


Fernanda Eberstadt and her husband and two children live in the south of France, in the countryside of the Roussillon area in Pyrénées-Orientales. Her work of non-fiction titled "Little Money Street - In Search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France," is scheduled to be released by Knopf in March of 2006. Mount Canigou (2785m), a Catalan landmark Roussillon (Catalan Rosselló; Spanish Rosellón) is one of the historical counties of the former Principality of Catalonia, corresponding roughly to the present-day southern French département of Pyrénées-Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees). ... Pyrénées-Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees, Catalan: Pirineus Orientals) is a département of southern France adjacent to the northern Spanish frontier and the Mediterranean Sea. ...


 
 

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