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6 edition of Fear of Fifty found in the catalog.

Fear of Fifty

A Midlife Memoir

by Erica Jong

  • 278 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Perennial (HarperCollins) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Jong, Erica - Prose & Criticism,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Literary,
  • Women,
  • Biography,
  • 20th century,
  • American authors,
  • Women authors,
  • Women authors, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9240767M
    ISBN 100060984325
    ISBN 109780060984328

    Book Descriptions: Seducing the Demon has introduced Erica Jong to readers who hadn't been born when Fear of Flying was published in Now one of her finest works of nonfiction -and a New York Times bestseller-is back in print with a new afterword. In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published in , Erica Jong looks to the second half of her life . Buy Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir by Erica Jong online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    FEAR OF FIFTY is an incendiary book, more controversial and more personal than anything Jong has previously written - this is the real story behind her life, the truth behind FEAR OF FLYING and her other novels. Jong addresses the problem of being a woman of the 'whiplash generation' which saw its expectations raised and dashed and raised and /5(12). This autobiographical meander goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Jong's The Fear of Flying in the early '70s--and the book will likely sell big.

    Find answers for the crossword clue: "Fear of Fifty" author. We have 2 answers for this clue. In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published in , Erica Jong looks to the second half of her life and "goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Fear of Flying" (Publishers Weekly), delivering highly entertaining stories and provocative insights on sex, marriage, aging, feminism.


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In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published inErica Jong looks to the second half of her life and "goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Fear of Flying" (Publishers Weekly), delivering highly entertaining stories and provocative insights on sex, marriage, aging, feminism, and by: 4.

Fear of Fifty A Midlife Memoir is a treasure, a gift to my something-year-old self. Erica Jong told about her year-old self the struggles, the balancing act, the feelings, the parenting, the men, the adventures, and the poems/5.

In Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir by Erica Jong, the writer delves back to her life well lived and attempts to pass along gems of wisdom. One of the most powerful is the chapter entitled "Doña Juana Gets Smart, or a Good Girl's Guide to Bad Boys."/5(8). Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir Paperback – July 1, by Erica Jong (Author)/5(12).

In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published inErica Jong looks to the second half of her life and "goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Fear of Flying" (Publishers Weekly), delivering highly entertaining stories and provocative insights on sex, marriage, aging, feminism, and motherhood/5(17).

Fear Of Fifty - A Midlife Memoir [Erica Jong] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes.

In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published inErica Jong looks to the second half of her life and "goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Fear of Flying" (Publishers Weekly), delivering highly entertaining stories and provocative insights on sex, marriage, aging, feminism, and motherhood/5(4).

― Erica Jong, Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir “But the great compensation for being fifty in a culture that is not kind to older women is that you care less about criticism and you are less afraid of confrontation.

In a world not made for women, criticism and. Fifty years of fear tells the story of Vincent from when he is 14 and his brother Frank who is a couple of years older. From his father having a stroke and how the family rallies round to sort things out to his first holiday on his own/5.

Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir (Hardcover) Published December 31st by Wheeler Publishing Large Print, Hardcover, pagesCited by: 4. In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published inErica Jong looks to the second half of her life and "goes right 4/5(1).

Fear of Fifty is Erica Jong's best book. Fans will recognize all the memorable episodes of her life as she revisits them, this time through the eyes of a wiser seems that Erica Jong has finally grown up. Gone is the obsession with sex and the dependence on men that characterized her earlier by: 4.

Fifty years of fear by Ross Greenwood is the first novel I have read by this author I am ordering book number 2 in the series.

Fifty Years of Fear, was thought provoking, with believable characters offered smiles and hope, despite the series title and many events/5(). In Fear of Fifty, a New York Times bestseller when first published inErica Jong looks to the second half of her life and “goes right to the jugular of the women who lived wildly and vicariously through Fear of Flying” (Publishers Weekly), delivering highly entertaining stories and provocative insights on sex, marriage, aging, feminism, and motherhood.

Fear of fifty: a midlife memoir. [Erica Jong] -- A publishing event, a real-life novel, Fear of Fifty is the true story of the woman who twenty years ago showed her generation how to soar in Fear of Flying and now looks back - and ahead - to assess.

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Bodacious Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Fear Of Fifty - Signed Author Jong, Eric Format/binding Hardback Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition Not Issued Binding Hardcover Publisher The Easton Press Bookseller catalogs Fiction. Fear of Fifty is the midlife memoir that reads like fast-paced fiction as it flashes back and forth in time to tell at last the truths at the heart of Erica Jong's novels.

Poet, novelist, essayist, Jong is a charter member of what she calls "the whiplash generation," with a front seat on the roller coaster American women have been riding for. Fear of Fifty is Erica Jong's best book.

Fans will recognize all the memorable episodes of her life as she revisits them, this time through the eyes of a wiser woman. It seems that Erica Jong has finally grown up/5. Erica Jong opens her autobiography, FEAR OF FIFTY, with sensitive reminiscences of her father, and she ends with tear-evoking memories of her mother.

What lies in between will have many readers agreeing vehemently, laughing, looking up poems and chapters from her published works, and remembering their own growing up adventures.

Fear of Fifty: a midlife memoir is a book by Erica Jong The book's title echoes the author's more famous novel Fear of Flying. In it Jong comes to terms with reaching this milestone age.

In it Jong comes to terms with reaching this milestone age.Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.Find books like Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir from the world’s largest community of readers.

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