Amanda Brown (novelist)

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Amanda Brown (October 6, 1977) is an American novelist who wrote the novel Legally Blonde which was the basis for the movie and musical of the same name.


Born to Jack E. Brown, a successful lawyer, and Suzanne J. Brown, an art gallery owner, Brown graduated from Arizona State University in 1993. She then proceeded to study at Stanford Law School (never actually receiving a law degree), where she compiled funny letters and stories based on her experiences into a first manuscript that would become Legally Blonde.

Since the success of the 2001 movie, she has released her second book, Family Trust, which has also been optioned for a film. Currently she lives with her husband Justin Chang and daughters in San Francisco. Brown's novel School of Fortune is currently being optioned for a film starring Ashley Tisdale, Julie Andrews and Justin Long.[1]


  1. ^ Sighted in Arizona - Amanda Brown

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