Molly Jong-Fast

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Molly Jong-Fast (born August 19, 1978) is an American author. She wrote about her life as a girl in 1990s New York City, a period in which she used drugs and alcohol heavily. In 1997 she underwent a substance abuse rehabilitation program at the Hazelden Foundation.[1]

She is the daughter of Erica Jong and Jonathan Fast, and the granddaughter of Howard Fast. She is the author of a novel, Normal Girl,[2] a memoir, Girl [Maladjusted], and The Social Climber's Handbook (published in 2011 by Random House).[3] She is married to Matthew Greenfield, an assistant professor of English.[4] They have three children.[5]

Novels[edit]

  • Normal Girl (2000)
  • The Sex Doctors in the Basement: True Stories from a Semi-Celebrity Childhood (Hardcover Title) (2005)
  • Girl [Maladjusted]: True Stories from a Semi-Celebrity Childhood (Paperback Title) (2006)
  • The Social Climbers Handbook (2011)

Articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Almost Famous—Until I Got Sober". The Fix. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "NY Times.com: Sex, Drugs, Etc.". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  3. ^ "The Social Climber's Handbook". Retrieved 2011-06-04. 
  4. ^ "WEDDINGS/CELEBRATIONS - Molly Jong-Fast, Matthew Greenfield - NYTimes.com". nytimes.com. 2 November 2003. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Almost Famous—Until I Got Sober". The Fix. Retrieved 31 January 2015.