Ephron

Ephron is a Jewish surname; notable people with this name include:

  • A family of American writers:
    • Henry Ephron (1911–1992), father
    • Phoebe Ephron (1914–1971), mother
    • Amy Ephron (born 1952), daughter
    • Delia Ephron (born 1944), daughter
    • Hallie Ephron (born 1948), daughter, sometimes writes as G. H. Ephron
    • Nora Ephron (1941–2012), daughter
  • Theron Ephron Catlin (1878–1960), American politician from Missouri

Other articles related to "ephron":

Lucky Numbers - Release - Critical Reception
... But Nora Ephron ... the plot." Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle observed, "As both a writer and a director, Ephron has specialized in sentiment mixed with wiseguy banter - a ... Ephron doesn't look as if she has her heart in the job either ...
Phoebe Ephron
... Phoebe Ephron (née Wolkind January 26, 1914 – October 13, 1971) was an American playwright and screenwriter, who often worked with Henry Ephron, her husband, whom she wed in 1934 ... Her four daughters – Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron, Hallie Ephron and Amy Ephron – all became writers, like their parents ...
Chayei Sarah - Readings - First Reading — Genesis 23:1–16
... the Hittites to intercede for him with Ephron son of Zohar to sell Abraham the cave of Machpelah at full price ... Before the Hittites at the town gate, Ephron offered to give Abraham the field and the cave that was in it, but Abraham insisted on paying the price of the land ... Ephron named the value of the land at 400 shekels of silver and Abraham accepted Ephron's terms, gave him the silver, and purchased the land ...
Heartburn (film) - Critical Reception
... marginally interesting" and placed much of the blame on screenwriter Nora Ephron, who "should have based her story on somebody else's marriage ... a bit disappointing" and added, "While the day-to-day details are drawn with a striking clarity, Ephron's script never goes much beyond the mannerisms of middle-class life ... is likely to have settled ovet the fillips you'd enjoyed," noting that "hough Ephron is a gifted and a witty light essayist, her novel is no more than a variant of a princess fantasy Rachel, the ...
Amy Ephron - Life and Career
... Ephron was born in Beverly Hills, CA to parents Phoebe and Henry Ephron, both East Coast born and raised screenwriters ... She is the sister of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron and Hallie Ephron ... Amy Ephron is the author of six novels – her latest, the best seller One Sunday Morning, is out in paperback ...

Famous quotes containing the word ephron:

    Consciousness-raising is at the very least supposed to bring about an intimacy, but what it seems instead to bring about are the trappings of intimacy, the illusion of intimacy, a semblance of intimacy.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    I never went near the Wellesley College chapel in my four years there, but I am still amazed at the amount of Christian charity that school stuck us all with, a kind of glazed politeness in the face of boredom and stupidity. Tolerance, in the worst sense of the word.... How marvelous it would have been to go to a women’s college that encouraged impoliteness, that rewarded aggression, that encouraged argument.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)

    The Washington press corps thinks that Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the only member of the Nixon Administration who has any credibility—and, as one journalist put it, this is not to say that anyone believes what she is saying but simply that people believe she believes what she is saying ... it is almost as if she is the only woman in America over the age of twenty who still thinks her father is exactly what she thought he was when she was six.
    —Nora Ephron (b. 1941)