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Parachutes & Kisses

JONG, Erica

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ISBN 10: 0453004660 / ISBN 13: 9780453004664
Published by New American Library, New York, 1984
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Small 4to. Tan cloth spine and grey paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 405pp. Near fine/near fine. A tight and handsomefirst edition of this "Fear of Flying" sequel, signed enormously as usual by Jong in black fineline on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 37761

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Title: Parachutes & Kisses

Publisher: New American Library, New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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At thirty-nine and newly separated, Isadora Wing attempts to cope with her career, her home, her child, a fantastic sex life, and a need for love, but a search for her roots, self-knowledge, and self-reliance has unexpected results

About the Author:

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 Your Own 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.

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