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Helen Gurley Brown

Helen Gurley BrownAKA Helen Gurley

Born: 18-Feb-1922
Birthplace: Green Forest, AR
Died: 13-Aug-2012
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Editor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of Cosmopolitan, 1965-97

[1] McKeen Pavilion, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.

Father: Ira Marvin Gurley (Arkansas state legislator, d. 1932 elevator accident)
Mother: Cleo Sisco Gurley
Sister: Mary (d. polio)
Husband: David Brown (producer, m. 25-Sep-1959, d. 1-Feb-2010)

    High School: John H. Francis Polytechnic High School, Little Rock, AR
Texas State College for Women
    University: Woodbury Business College

    Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief (1965-97)
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Wedding: Michael Huffington and Arianna Stassinopoulos (1986)
    Wedding: Jonathan M. Tisch and Laura S. Steinberg (1988)

    The Last Mogul: The Life and Times of Lew Wasserman (19-Mar-2005) · Herself
    Inside Deep Throat (11-Feb-2005) · Herself
    The Sports Pages (7-Jan-2001) · Herself

Author of books:
Sex and the Single Girl (1962)
Sex and the Office (1965)
Outrageous Opinions of Helen Gurley Brown (1967)
Helen Gurley Brown's Single Girl's Cookbook (1969)
Sex and the New Single Girl (1970)
Having It All (1982)
The Late Show: A Semi Wild but Practical Guide for Women Over 50 (1993)
The Writer's Rules: The Power of Positive Prose: How to Create It and Get It Published (1998)
Dear Pussycat (2004)

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