Summary: Originally published in 1973, the groundbreaking, uninhibited story of Isadora Wing and her desire to fly free caused a national sensation. In The New York Times, Henry Miller compared it to his own classic, Tropic of Cancer and predicted that "this book will make literary history..." It has sold more than twelve million copies. Now, after thirty years, the revolutionary novel known as Fear of...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2006
Summary: Jong began this book as a guide for aspiring writers. It was to be a book full of practical advice, inspiring examples, and sage wisdom--but she quickly realized that writing such a book would be dishonest, a way to veil the difficult nature of the writer's life with platitudes and encouragement. A demon out of an Isaac Singer story whispered in Jong's ear: "Tell the truth!" She knew she had no...
Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONG, ERICA JON
Summary: "As the afternoon of life looms over Vanessa Wonderman, she watches her parents age, attends doctor appointments with her pregnant daughter, and sits by the hospital bed of her husband, Asher, fifteen years her senior. With her best years as an actress behind her, she's discovering that beginnings are easy, but endings can be hard. Could her fountain of youth fantasies be fulfilled on...
Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON
Summary: When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts...Drunken Boxing...to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001
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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016