Kathleen Winsor

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Kathleen Winsor (October 16, 1919 - May 26, 2003) was an American author, best known for the romance novel Forever Amber.

Winsor herself is quoted as saying, "I wrote only two sexy passages, and my publishers took both of them out. They put ellipses instead. In those days, you could solve everything with an ellipse." She was widely condemned for writing pornography, but the work made her famous, and she eventually sold it to be made into a motion picture.

None of her other work was nearly as successful, although she is also known for such works as Star Money, The Lovers, Calais, Robert and ARabella, Jacintha, and Wanderers Eastward, Wanderes West.

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