Fear of flying: a novel
Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. In The New York Times, Henry Miller compared it to his own classic, Tropic of Cancer and predicted that "this book will make literary history..." It has sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the revolutionary novel known as Fear of Flying still stands as a timeless tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood.
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|Full title||fear of flying|
|Last Update||2018-05-20 22:58:42PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-05-20 00:22:11AM|
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Bored with her marriage, a psychoanalyst's wife embarks on a wild, life-changing affair
After five years, Isadora Wing has come to a crossroads in her marriage: Should she and her husband stay together or get divorced? Accompanying her husband to an analysts' conference in Vienna, she ditches him and strikes out on her own, crisscrossing Europe in search of a man who can inspire uninhibited passion. But, as she comes to learn, liberation and happiness are not necessarily the same thing.
A literary sensation when first published in 1973, Fear of Flying established Erica Jong as one of her generation's foremost voices on sex and feminism. Nearly four decades later, the novel has lost none of its insight, verve, or jaw-dropping wit.
This ebook features a new introduction by Fay Weldon, as well as an illustrated biography of Erica Jong, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
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|isbn||9780061190667, 9780451185563, 9780805098587, 9781453222089|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|publishDate||1973, 2006, 2013|
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|subject_facet||Erotic fiction, American, Love stories, American, Psychological fiction, American, Self-realization in women -- Fiction|
|title_display||Fear of flying : a novel|
|title_full||Fear of Flying, Fear of Flying Isadora Wing Series, Book 1, Fear of flying : a novel / Erica Jong ; with a new introduction by Jennifer Weiner, Fear of flying : a novel / by Erica Jong|
|title_short||Fear of flying :|
|topic_facet||Erotic fiction, American, Fiction, Literature, Love stories, American, Psychological fiction, American, Self-realization in women|