Erica Jong

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Erica Jong Biography

Erica (Mann) Jong (born March 26, 1942) is an American author and educator. Born in New York City, Jong graduated from Barnard College in 1963. She sometimes resides in Weston, Connecticut. She is best known for her first novel, Fear of Flying (published in 1973), which created a sensation with its frank treatment of a woman's sexual desires.

Fiction Fear Of Flying (1973) How To Save Your Own Life (1977) Fanny, Being The True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones (1980) Parachutes & Kisses (1984) Shylock's Daughter (1987): formerly titled Serenissima Inventing Memory (1987) Any Woman's Blues (1990) Sappho's Leap (2003) Non-fiction Witches (1981,1997,1999) Megan's Two Houses (1984,1996) The Devil at Large: Erica Jong on Henry Miller (1993) Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir (1994) What Do Women Want? Bread Roses Sex Power (1998) Poetry Fruits & Vegetables (1971,1997) Half-Lives (1973) Loveroot (1975) At The Edge Of The Body (1979) Ordinary Miracles (1983) Becoming Light: New And Selected (1991) Read Full Bio >>

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  • Daughter-in-law of Howard Fast
  • Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 132, pp. 203-210. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.

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