Title: Parachutes & Kisses.
Publisher: New American Library , New York
Publication Date: 1984
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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
Synopsis: Career, baby and a gloriously liberated love life; suddenly single, uninhibited Isadora is besieged by more suitors than she can keep track of: an Orthodox rabbi, a poetic DJ, the son of a famous sex therapist and, finally, Bean, the demonic-Byronic lover she's searched for all her life.
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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