Rona Jaffe

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Birthday
12, 1931
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 30, 2005 (74)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1931
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 30, 2005 (74)

About

An American novelist, she is best known for her controversial work, Mazes and Monsters, which focuses on the catastrophic real-life consequences of immersion in fantasy role-playing games. Her other works include The Best of Everything, The Fame Game, and An American Love Story.

Before Fame

She worked as an editor for Fawcett Publications and later wrote culture pieces for Cosmopolitan magazine.

Trivia

She published seventeen novels over the course of her career.

Family Life

The only child of Samuel and Diana Jaffe, she grew up on Manhattan's Upper East Side. She was the granddaughter of millionaire Moses Ginsberg.

Associated With

Camille Paglia noted that Jaffe's book, The Best of Everything, contained characters and themes similar to those found in the popular television series, Sex and the City.

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