Seducing the Demon: Book summary and reviews of Seducing the Demon by Erica Jong

Seducing the Demon

Writing for My Life

by Erica Jong

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Seducing the Demon by Erica Jong
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2006
    304 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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The sublime and salacious story of one writer's long and successful career as a poet, novelist, and feminist provocateur. Throughout, Jong is refreshingly direct-whether writing sex scenes, evoking the lure of alcohol and grass in the search for ecstasy, or conforming to the rigid narrative of AA. She tells us candidly about how she always lusted after Bill Clinton, and how she discovered the joys of tantric sex. Equally candid about the privileges of fame and the slaps of notoriety, Jong is above all loyal to the importance of telling the truth in an age of lies.

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"Engaging and amusing, this work is less substantive than it could or should be." - PW

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