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Wolf, Naomi

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Born: 1962 AD
Currently alive, at 51 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Writers

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1962 - Naomi Wolf, born on the 12th of November in San Francisco, California. She is an American writer. At a relatively young age, she became literary star of what was later described as the 'third-wave' of the feminist movement and she is also known for her advocacy of progressive politics.

1984 - Graduated from Yale and was a Rhodes scholar at New College, Oxford University.

1991 - 2001 - She is the author of the bestselling feminist books "The Beauty Myth," "Fire with Fire," "Promiscuities," and "Misconceptions."

1999 - Described by Camille Paglia as a "yuppie feminist," Wolf counseled Al Gore during his unsuccessful run for the U.S. presidency, for which she was heavily criticized. She currently lives in Washington DC.

2005 - She published The Tree House: Eccentric Wisdom from my Father on How to Live, Love, and See, which chronicled her mid-life crisis attempt to reclaim her creative and poetic vision and revalue her father's love, and her father's force as an artist and a teacher.



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