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    DescriptionThe 30th Anniversary special! Originally published in 1973, the ground-breaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation--and sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the iconic novel still stands as a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood.

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    Fear of Flying
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erica Jong, Introduction by Dr Maya Angelou, Afterword by Erica Jong
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    ISBN 13: 9780451209436
    ISBN 10: 0451209435

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    DC22: 813/.54
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    B&T General Subject: 704
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    LC classification: PS3560.O56 F43 2003
    BISAC V2.8: FIC027020, FIC019000
    Edition statement
    New American Library
    Imprint name
    New American Library
    Publication date
    04 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Erica Jong is the author of nineteen books of poetry, fiction, and memoir, including Fear of Flying, which has more than 18 million copies in print worldwide. Her most recent essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, and she is a frequent guest on television talk shows. Currently working on a novel featuring Isadora Wing--the heroine of Fear of Flying--as a woman of a certain age, Erica and her lawyer husband live in New York City and Connecticut. Her daughter, Molly Jong-Fast, is also an author. Erica Jong left a Ph.D. program at Columbia to write her ground-breaking novel Fear of Flying, published in 1973. Jong is the author of numerous award-winning books of poetry and novels including Fanny, How to Save YourOwn Life, Parachutes and Kisses, Any Woman's Blues, and the forthcoming Sappho's Leap. She is also the author of the memoir Fear of Fifty. She lives in New York City and Connecticut.
    Review quote
    "Fearless and fresh." --John Updike, The New Yorker "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 "Extraordinary...at once wildly funny and very wise." --Los Angeles Times