Gail Parent (born August 12, 1940) is an American television and screenwriter, television producer, and author.
Parent was born Gail Kostner in New York City, New York, the daughter of Ruth (née Goldberg) and Theodore Kostner, a Wall Street executive. Parent's writing career began with a 1971 episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The following year her novel Sheila Levine is Dead and ... more »
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''Fact: Girls who are having a good sex thing stay in New York. The rest want to spend their summer vacations in Europe.''Gail Parent (b. 1941), U.S. author. "Europe," Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1972).