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Elizabeth Wurtzel is a well-known American writer and journalist who is well known for publishing her best- selling memoir Prozac Nation at the age of 27. She died in 2020. Let us check out Elizabeth Wurtzel Bio, wiki, age, height, Personal life.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Biography
Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel was born on July 31, 1967. Wurtzel was brought up in a Jewish family in New York City. Her parents divorced when she was young. At the ages of 10 to 12 Wurtzel’s depression began. She attended the Ramaz School in New York City. While an undergraduate at Harvard College, she wrote for The Harvard Crimson and The Dallas Morning News. Also, she was fired from the latter published in 1988 after being accused of plagiarism.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Career
After the suicide of writer David Foster Wallace on September 21, 2008, Wurtzel wrote an article for New York about time spent with him. She wrote an article for The Guardian, arguing that the vehemence of opposition demonstrated in Europe to Israel’s actions in 2008–2009 Israel–Gaza conflict In January 2009, when compared to the international reaction to human rights abuses in China, Darfur, and Arab countries, suggested an anti-Semitic undercurrent fueling the outrage. Wurtzel wrote an article in Elle magazine about societal pressures related to aging in 2009.
Wurtzel’s publisher, the Penguin, sued her in September 2012 in an effort to reclaim a $100,000 advance for a 2003 book contract for “a book for teenagers to help them cope with depression” that Wurtzel failed to complete. Of the $100,000, Penguin advanced Wurtzel $33,000 and sought the interest of $7,500, claiming to have suffered detriment at Wurtzel’s expense. The case is still in litigation.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Personal Life
Elizabeth married aspiring novelist Jim Freed Jr in February 2015. In May 2015 she was diagnosed with Breast cancer.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Death Details
Elizabeth Wurtzel died on January 7, 2020. She took her last breath at the age of 52. The cause of death is Prolonged Breast Cancer from 2015.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Net Worth
According to a survey as of 2019, Elizabeth Wurtzel’s net worth is $94 million.
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