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Jong, Erica

Overview
Works: 632 works in 2,319 publications in 22 languages and 35,779 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Erotic fiction  Romance fiction  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Biographies  History  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Contributor, Editor, Interviewee, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Other, pre, Redactor, Recipient, Lyricist, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3560.O56, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Erica Jong
 
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Fear of flying : a novel by Erica Jong( Book )

188 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 29-year-old woman writer, still chasing the rainbows of her dreams, is finally forced to face up to the realities of life
Fear of dying by Erica Jong( Book )

33 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the afternoon of life looms over Vanessa Wonderman, she watches her parents age, attends doctor appointments with her pregnant daughter, and sits by the hospital bed of her husband, Asher, fifteen years her senior. With her best years as an actress behind her, she's discovering that beginnings are easy, but endings can be hard. Could her fountain of youth fantasies be fulfilled on zipless.com? A site inspired by the writings of her best friend, Isadora Wing, it promises "no strings attached" encounters-and Vanessa is so restless that she's willing to try anything"--
Fanny : being the true history of the adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones : a novel by Erica Jong( Book )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of a triumphantly liberated eighteenth-century woman--of twentieth-century consciousness and aspirations--retrace her reacy, reckless, and reambunctious course through seduction, prostitution, motherhood, piracy, and various liaisons with partners of both sexes
How to save your own life : a novel by Erica Jong( Book )

94 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picks up the story of Isadora three years after the events of "Fear of Flying". Isadora is by now an older, wiser and somewhat more rueful heroine. This time her odyssey takes her to the never-never land called California where she meets a variety of sharks, knaves, fools-- and one real lover
Any woman's blues by Erica Jong( Book )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of addiction and narcissism-the twin obsessions of outage. World-famous folk singer Leila Sand emerged from the sixties and seventies with addictions to drugs and booze. Leila's latest addiction is to a younger man who leaves her sexually ecstatic but emotionally bereft. The orgasmic frenzies trump the betrayals, so she keeps coming back for more. Eventually, Leila frees herself by learning the rules of love, the Twelve Steps, and the Key to Serenity in an odyssey that takes her from AA meetings to dens of sin, parties with 'names' worth dropping, and erotic gondola rides."--Amazon.com
Serenissima : a novel of Venice by Erica Jong( Book )

76 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 12 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood actress, Jessica Pruitt, is strangely drawn to Venice and goes deeper and deeper into the history of the city. One day she finds herself transformed into a Venetian Jewess of the sixteenth century
Parachutes & kisses by Erica Jong( Book )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She is still wondering why she hasn't found her "one true love." Isadora has become sort of pathetic, really. She mistakes hedonism with happiness, like a 400-pound binge eater with heartburn hoping another bag of cookies will make them feel light and energetic again
Sappho's leap : a novel by Erica Jong( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of ancient Greece tells the story of the epic poet's journeys, loves, and losses
Inventing memory : a novel of mothers and daughters by Erica Jong( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of four gifted and sexy Jewish women. It begins with a Russian immigrant in 1910 and ends in the year 2000 with the great granddaughter who is a historian. The women participate in the main Jewish issues of the century, among them Jewish emigration and the Holocaust
Loveroot : [poems] by Erica Jong( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witches by Erica Jong( Book )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This witch's brew of a book is back in all its tantalizing glory to enchant a new generation of readers. Best-selling author Erica Jong here turns her attention to the fantastical and factual world of witchcraft. In beguiling poetry and prose, she looks at the figure of the witch both as historical reality and as archetype-as evil crone and full-breasted seductress, as a lingering vestige of a primeval religion and a projection of fear of the unknown. Joseph A. Smith's powerful, haunting illustrations enliven each page, as Jong investigates the witch as a survivor of the age of sorcery, as a scapegoat for male-dominated church-state politics, as a remarkable natural healer, and as a hexer without peer. Real recipes for love potions and flying lotions, along with formulas for spells and incantations, make this book a rich journey of mystery and delight
Half-lives by Erica Jong( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do women want? : bread, roses, sex, power by Erica Jong( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do women want? is a book of inspiration, humor, and provocation - an intimate conversation between the reader and Erica Jong. In these personal statements Jong addresses many of the questions that concern women and men today: Are women better off today than they were twenty-five years ago? What was Princess Diana's importance to women? Has Hillary Clinton prepared us for a woman president? Why do powerful women evoke ambivalence? Why do mothers continue to be blamed for working outside the home? How does the mother-daughter dialectic influence cycles of feminism and backlash? What is the relationship of pornography to the creative spirit? Who is the perfect man? What constitutes sex appeal?
1601 ; and, Is Shakespeare dead? by Mark Twain( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Shakespeare dead?: This short, semi-autobiographical work is a study of Shakespeare's role in English literature which explores the controversy over the authorship of the Shakespearean literary canon via satire, anecdote, and extensive quotation of contemporary authors on the subject
Becoming light : poems, new and selected by Erica Jong( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Erica Jong's poetry that includes many previously unpublished poems
At the edge of the body by Erica Jong( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fruits & vegetables : poems by Erica Jong( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sugar in my bowl : real women write about real sex by Erica Jong( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to sex, what do women want? In this eye-opening collection, Erica Jong reveals that every woman has her own answer. Susan Cheever talks about the "excruciating hazards of casual sex," while Gail Collins recounts her Catholic upbringing in Cincinnati and the nuns who passionately forbade her from having "carnal relations." Jennifer Weiner explores how, in love, the body can play just as big a role as the heart. The octogenarians in Karen Abbott's sharp-eyed piece possess a passion that could give Betty White a run for her money. Molly Jong-Fast reflects on her unconventional upbringing and why a whole generation of young women have rejected "free love" in favor of Bugaboo strollers and Mommy-and-me yoga. Sex, it turns out, can be as fleeting, heavy, mundane, and intense as the rest of life. Indeed, as Jong states in her powerful introduction: "the truth is--sex is life."--Publisher description
Victorian literature by Clarice Swisher( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains critical essays that analyze important literary works of the Victorian era
Ordinary miracles : new poems by Erica Jong( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Fear of flying : a novel
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Fanny : being the true history of the adventures of Fanny Hackabout-Jones : a novelHow to save your own life : a novelAny woman's bluesSerenissima : a novel of VeniceParachutes & kissesSappho's leap : a novelInventing memory : a novel of mothers and daughtersWitches
Alternative Names
Dzjong, Erika 1942-

Džong, Erika 1942-

Erica Jong

Erica Jong Amerikaans schrijfster

Erica Jong Amerikalı şair, roman yazarı, öğretmen

Erica Jong amerikansk poet och författare

Erica Jong amerikansk poet og skribent

Erica Jong écrivaine américaine

Erica Jong scrittrice, saggista e poetessa statunitense

Erica Jong US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Erica Jongová americká spisovatelka

Erika Jong

Jong E.

Jong Erica

Jong, Erica 1942-

Jong Erica Mann

Jong, Erica Mann 1942-

Jong, Erika

Jonga, Erika 1942-

Mann Erica

Mann Erica 1942-....

Mann Jong Erica

Mann Jong Erica 1942-....

Manny Jong Erica

Έρικα Τζονγκ

Джонг Эрика

Ерика Джонг

Еріка Йонґ

Йонг, Эрика

Էրիկա Յոնգ

אריקה ג'ונג סופרת אמריקאית, סאטיריקנית ומשוררת, שנודעה במיוחד בעקבות פרסום ספרה מ-1973, "פחד גבהים"

יונג, אריקה, 1942-

יונג, אריקה. פרידמן, יונתן

اریکا جونق

اریکا جونگ نویسنده و شاعر آمریکایی

ايريكا جونج

إيريكا جونغ

ایریکا ژونگ

에리카 종 미국의 소설가, 시인

종, 에리카 1942-

종, 에리카 만 1942-

エリカ・ジョング

ジョング, エリカ

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