With more than 22 million copies of her blockbuster books sold worldwide, novelist, poet, and essayist Erica Jong has been stirring the passions of readers for 25 years, giving voice to contemporary women and the issues that define their lives. From her controversial classic Fear of Flying to her acclaimed Fear of Fifty. legions of fans trust her for witty innovative, gutsy writing. Now comes her most ambitious and satisfying novel yet.
Spanning a hundred years, Inventing Memory captures the whole of the twentieth century through four unforgettable women whose stories come alive through Sara, the younger. A single mother working on an extraordinary research project, Sara carefully excavates the lives of her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to understand the roots of her own identity. Drawn to these women, she discovers the power and passion that is her matriarchal birthright, and learns the meaning and substance of her exceptional family and the legacy she will pass to her daughter.
Rich ... brimming with trenchant observations about the eternal man -- woman thing". -- New York Times Book Review
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|General Fiction and Literature|