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Elaine Dundy was born in New York City and attended Sweet Briar College. At the end of World War II, she traveled to Europe, living in Paris before settling in London. In 1951, Dundy married the theater critic Kenneth Tynan. A novelist and writer for the BBC's satirical "That Was the Week That Was," she also composed plays and wrote biographies, including Finch, Bloody Finch: A Biography of Peter Finch and Elvis and Gladys. A resident of Los Angeles, her most recent book is her autobiography, Life Itself!


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Americans -- France -- Fiction.