Summary: academic and feminist author who wrote fourteen Kate Fansler mystery novels under the pen name Amanda Cross and had authored 14 nonfiction books, including the feminist study Writing a Woman's Life in 1988, and who had taught English at Columbia University from 1960 to 1993.
Cause of Death: Suicide by asphyxiation
Born: January 13, 1926
Died: October 9, 2003
Location: New York City, New York