Published Feb. 21, 1997|Updated Sept. 30, 2005

EMILY HAHN, 92, who wrote ahandbook on seduction and covered the Chinese revolution for the New Yorker magazine, died Tuesday in New York City.

She wrote 54 books on a wide range of subjects, such as animal communication in Look Who's Talking and feminism in Once Upon a Pedestal: An Informal History of Women's Lib. Her first book, published in 1930, was Seduction ad Absurdum: The Principals and Practices of Seduction _ A Beginner's Handbook.

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