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Fear of Flying

Jong, Erica (Paperback - 2003 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Fear of Flying

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An uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free stands as a tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood.
Authors: Jong, Erica
Statement of Responsibility: Erica Jong ; with an afterword by the author
Title: Fear of flying
Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2003
Edition: First American Library printing
Characteristics: 451 p. ; 21 cm
Notes: Includes essays 'On Fear of Flying' by Henry Miller (p. [439]-443) and 'Jong Love' by John Updike (p. [445]-451), and Readers Guide
Originally published in 1973
Summary: An uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free stands as a tale of self-discovery, liberation, and womanhood.
Physical Form Available: Also issued online
Subject Headings: Women Fiction Self-realization Fiction
Topical Term: Women
Additional Contributors: Miller, Henry - 1891-1980
Updike, John
LCCN: 2003048707
ISBN: 0451209435
Branch Call Number: FIC J
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Dec 11, 2009
  • maven rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Intelligent and well-written. I really felt like I was in the main character's head, though I didn't always agree with her actions.


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