Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Nora Ephron's 5 stages of inherited wealth

In a recent short piece describing her reaction to news of an inheritance from her Uncle Hal, screenwriter Nora Ephron identified five distinct stages that heirs may experience.

Possible masterpiece in the closet

—from “My Life as an Heiress,” The New Yorker, October 11, 2010

An abstract of her article is here, but please, try to read the delightful original. (The abstract gives away the punchline of the story without a proper setup).

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