Norris Church Mailer
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Norris Church Mailer

Writer; Widow of Norman Mailer
Female
Born Jan 31, 1949

Norris Church Mailer was the widow of American novelist, Norman Mailer, and author of the memoir, A Ticket to the Circus, and of several novels. Before her relationship with Mailer, she married Larry Norris, gave birth to son Matthew in 1972, and was divorced in 1975. After her divorce, she claimed to have "had a fling" with Bill Clinton.… Read More

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  • Theater: This Week; A 'long Day's Journey' With The Mailers
    NYTimes - Aug 10, 2003
  • Places Of The Heart: Where Cupid Turns A Spark Into A Glow
    NYTimes - Feb 14, 1992
  • Review/Fashion; At Scaasi's, The Greening Of A Season
    NYTimes - Feb 11, 1992
  • Reviews/Fashion; Scaasi Offers A Slinky New Look
    NYTimes - Sep 25, 1990

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Born in 1949.

TWENTIES

1972 23 Years Old Before her relationship with Mailer, she married Larry Norris, gave birth to son Matthew in 1972, and was divorced in 1975. … Read More
1975 26 Years Old She had read Norman Mailer's biography of Marilyn Monroe and arranged in 1975 to attend a party in Russellville at which he was a guest. … Read More
1978 29 Years Old Their son, John Buffalo Mailer, was born in 1978 and they married in 1980. … Read More

FIFTIES

2000 51 Years Old 1 More Event
After her divorce, she lived in Russellville, Arkansas, taught high-school art, and wrote about a hundred pages of a novel which she later reshaped into Windchill Summer, and published in 2000.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2010 61 Years Old 1 More Event
She published her memoir, A Ticket to the Circus, in 2010, and explained that the title described her life with Mailer, his seven children by his other wives, and her own two children: "Well, I bought a ticket to the circus. … Read More
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