Fear of Flying (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Description


Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. It fueled fantasies, ignited debates, and even introduced a notorious new phrase to the English language. Now, after thirty years, the revolutionary novel known as "Fear of Flying" still stands as a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood.

About the Author


Erica Jong grew up in Manhattan and majored in writing and literature at Barnard. She received her MA in 18th-century English literature from Columbia and left before finishing her PhD to write "Fear of Flying", which has sold 20 million copies worldwide. She has written award-winning poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. She lives in NYC and Connecticut.

Praise For…


"Extraordinary...at once wildly funny and very wise." - Los Angeles Times



"A picaresque, funny, touching adventure of Isadora Wing...on the run from her psychoanalyst husband, in quest of joy and her own true self." - New York Review of Books

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451209948
ISBN-10: 045120994X
Publisher: Signet Book
Publication Date: May 6th, 2003
Pages: 448
Language: English