How to Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong

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Erica Jong--like Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelganger--was rich and famous, brainy and beautiful, and soaring high with erotica and marijuana in 1977, the year this book was first published. Erica/Isadora are the perfect literary and libidinous guides for those readers who want to learn about-or just be reminded of-the sheer hedonistic innocence of the time. How to Save Your Own Life was praised by People for being "shameless, sex-saturated and a joy," and hailed by Anthony Burgess as one of the ninety-nine best novels published in English since 1939.

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Erica Jong has written twenty books, three of which are novels featuring Isadora Wing, her fictional doppelgŠnger: Fear of Flying, with more than 18 million copies in print worldwide, and How to Save Your Own Life and Parachutes and Kisses, both recently reissued by Tarcher/Penguin. Jong is now at work on a novel featuring Isadora as a woman of a certain age.
Published July 6, 2006 by Tarcher. 340 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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