- Name: Erica Jong
- Born: 03/26/1942 (79 years old)
- Occupation: Author, teacher
- Website: http://www.ericajong.com/
Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American novelist, satirist, and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying. The book became famously controversial for its attitudes towards female sexuality and figured prominently in the development of second-wave feminism. According to The Washington Post, it has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Birth Name: Erica Mann
Genre: Primarily fiction and poetry
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Erica Jong quotes :
I don't think there's just one person for everyone. It would be very hard for me to be with a guy who was not bright or funny. And he'd have to see the absurdities of the world, not exactly as I see them necessarily.Erica Jong
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.Erica Jong
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.Erica Jong
The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.Erica Jong
When I met my husband, I refused to invite him home for Passover because I was embarrassed my mother might serve all the catered dishes in the wrong order.Erica Jong