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    DescriptionDiscovered on the doorstep of a country estate in Wiltshire, England, the infant Fanny is raised to womanhood by her adoptive parents, Lord and Lady Bellars. Fanny wants to become the epic poet of the age, but her plans are dashed when she is ravished by her libertine stepfather. Fleeing to London, Fanny falls in with idealistic witches and highwaymen who teach her of worlds she never knew existed. After toiling in a London brothel that caters to literati, Fanny embarks on a series of adventures that teach her what she must know to live and prosper as a woman. Soon to be a major Broadway musical. Reading group guide included.

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    Being the True History of the Adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erica Jong
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 566 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393324358
    ISBN 10: 0393324354

    BIC E4L: GEN
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    LC classification: PS3560.O56 F3 2003
    B&T Approval Code: P26104460
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
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    Edition statement
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    20 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Jong... filled a gap in the great tradition of the picaresque novel. Fanny had to be written, and Erica Jong was the right person to write it. Linguistically, Fanny is a tower of strength.... Jong has gone farther than Joyce."