(PDF DOWNLOAD) The White Album by Joan Didion

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Genres: Prose: Non-fiction, Literary Essays, Cultural Studies, Social & Cultural History
Pages: 224 pages
ISBN10: 0008284687
ISBN13: 9780008284688
Tags: Cultural Studies, Literary Essays, Prose: Non-fiction, Social & Cultural History, Free Download, PDF Download
Language: en
Physical Form: Book
Size: Huge
Type: Digital
Annotation. This comprehensive edition brings together three seminal collections by legendary essayist and journalist Joan Didion: Slouching toward Bethlehem, White Album and Sentimental Journeys. WE TELL OURSELVES STORIES IN ORDER TO LIVE Looking for plausible stories as the Sixties are about to implode, Joan Didion sets out, notebook in hand, on a now-legendary journey into the hinterland of the American psyche: she kills time waiting for Jim Morrison to show up, parties with Janis Joplin, visits the Black Panthers in prison, watches a campus combust, dines with Tate and Polanski, buys dresses with Charlie Manson's girls, and gravitates towards biker movies 'because there on screen was some news I was not getting from the New York Times'. She and her reader emerge, cauterized, from this devastating tour of the myths and realities of that age of self-discovery into the harsh light of the morning after...


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