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Norris Church Mailer Dead At 61

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The author, artist, and last wife of Norman Mailer died of gastrointestinal cancer. Her memoir, published this year, detailed her affair with Bill Clinton and described how Mailer returned her first love poems marked up with corrections in red pencil.


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That's so young! I met her 8 years ago (give or take a year), when she did a reading with Norman Mailer and George Plimpton - the letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda, and Hemingway. Bliss.