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Secret pieces of Wendy’s life found in bio ‘Lost Boys’


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/secret_pieces_of_wendys_life_found_in_bio_lost_boys_20110914

When the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein — beloved for her plays “The Heidi Chronicles,” “The Sisters Rosensweig” and “Isn’t it Romantic?” — died in 2006 at age 55, Broadway dimmed its lights in her honor. Five years later, Julie Salamon’s page-turning biography “Wendy and the Lost Boys” (The Penguin Press: $29.95) sheds light on the public and private selves of this author, whose own family dramas were no less gripping than those she wrote for the stage.

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