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Jane Rule

Jane RuleBorn: 28-Mar-1931
Birthplace: Plainfield, NJ
Died: 27-Nov-2007
Location of death: Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada
Cause of death: Cancer - Liver

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian [1]
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Desert of the Heart

[1] Sandra Martin, "Jane Rule, 76", Globe and Mail, 28 November 2007.

Father: Arthur Richards Rule, Jr.
Mother: Carlotta Jane Hink
Boyfriend: Herbert Sonthoff (lovers, according to Sonthoff, also ex-husband of Helen)
Girlfriend: Helen Sonthoff (lifelong relationship, d. 3-Jan-2000)

    University: BA English, Mills College (1952)

    Risk Factors: Dyslexia, Arthritis

Author of books:
Desert of the Heart (1964, novel, made into 1984 film Desert Hearts)
This Is Not for You (1970, novel)
Against the Season (1971, novel)
The Young in One Another's Arms (1971, novel)
Theme for Diverse Instruments (1975, short stories)
Lesbian Images (1975, essays)
The Young in One Another's Arms (1977, novel)
Contract with the World (1980, novel)
Outlander (1981, short stories)
Inland Passage and Other Stories (1985, short stories)
A Hot-Eyed Moderate (1985, essays)
Memory Board (1987, novel)
After the Fire (1989, novel)

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