Carolyn Gold Heilbrun (January 13, 1926 – October 9, 2003) was an American academic and prolific feminist author of both important academic studies and popular mystery novels under the pen name of Amanda Cross.
Heilbrun attended graduate school in English literature at Columbia University, receiving her M.A. in 1951 and Ph.D in 1959. Among her most important mentors were Columbia ... more »
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''The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.''Carolyn Heilbrun (b. 1926), U.S. author, educator. "Marriage Is the Message," Ms. (New York, Aug. 1974).