Erica Jong

American novelist, poet, memoirist, critic

Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American novelist, satirist, and poet. She is known for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying.[1][2] The book became controversial for its claims towards female sexuality. According to Washington Post, it has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.

Erica Jong visiting Barnes & Noble in New York (2013).

Jong was born in New York City. She studied at Barnard College and at Columbia University.

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  1. "Erica Jong | Biography, Books and Facts". Retrieved 2016-03-08.

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