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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

inside a woman's mind

Erica Jong¿s Fear of Flying in the 1970s was a huge sensation. Not only did it share the inner thoughts of a modern liberated woman, it gave women everywhere the freedom to be sexual.
Her term the ¿zipless fu¢k¿ for every came to symbolize the free and open expressi...
Erica Jong¿s Fear of Flying in the 1970s was a huge sensation. Not only did it share the inner thoughts of a modern liberated woman, it gave women everywhere the freedom to be sexual.
Her term the ¿zipless fu¢k¿ for every came to symbolize the free and open expression between two individuals with guiltless, emotionless sex. The clothes fly off like pedals and it is ¿on¿.
This book also has a larger message which is to face your fears. Women at that time held back, they were wives, mothers, daughters. The character in the book Isadora Wing, chronicles her adventures as a woman who discovers who she is. Afraid to fly, she joins her lover to travel to a psychiatrist conference where her adventures begins. By facing you fears, you are able to grow and overcome the limitations set by our self imposed boundaries.
Even after a generation of its publication Fear of Flying is paving the way for women everywhere to be honest to themselves and realize that the world is full of opportunity.
Fear of Flying is a seminal classic that both women and men need to read to unlock the power of sexuality and discovering freedom.
This reprinted edition contains a new forward and appendix with an interview with the Jong.

posted by Dr_Wilson_Trivino on December 28, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Not Recommend.

I was disappointed from the start. I stopped reading it about fifty pages into it. Was not enjoyable to read at all. Did like the plot or the characters.

posted by jazmine2290 on October 5, 2012

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  • Posted October 5, 2012

    Not Recommend.

    I was disappointed from the start. I stopped reading it about fifty pages into it. Was not enjoyable to read at all. Did like the plot or the characters.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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