Erica Jong

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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.

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Bibliography

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)
  • 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)

Awards

  • Sigmund Freud Award For Literature
  • United Nations Award For Excellence In Literature
  • Poetry Magazine's Bess Hokin Prize
  • Deauville Award For Literary Excellence In France

External link

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