November 27, 1936
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
|Died||August 24, 2020 (aged 83)|
Southampton, New York, United States
|Alma mater||University of Vermont, Columbia University|
|Literary movement||New Journalism|
|Notable works||Passages; The Silent Passage; Understanding Men's Passages; Hillary's Choice; New Passages; Passages in Caregiving|
|Spouse||Albert Francis Sheehy, (m. 1960-div. 1968)|
(m. 1984; death 2008)
Gail Sheehy (born Gail Henion; November 27, 1936 – August 24, 2020) was an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She was the author of seventeen books and many high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair.
Many of her books focused on cultural shifts, including Passages (1976). Sheehy wrote many biographies including Hillary Clinton, both presidents Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.
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