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THE WHITE ALBUM

DIDION, JOAN

ISBN: 
978-0-374-53207-9
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Inglés
Número de páginas: 
222
Dimensiones:
140x210
Fecha edición:10/11/2019
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First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era--including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mall--through the lens of her own spiritual confusion, Joan Didion helped to define mass culture as we now understand it. Written with a commanding sureness of tone and linguistic precision, The White Album is a central text of American reportage and a classic of American autobiography.

"[Didion] can strike at the heart, or the absurdity, of a matter in our contemporary wasteland with quick, graceful strokes." --San Francisco Chronicle

"All of the essays--even the slightest--manifest not only [Didion's] intelligence, but an instinct for details that continue to emit pulsations in the reader's memory and a style that is spare, subtly musical in its phrasing and exact. Add to these her highly vulnerable sense of herself, and the result is a voice like no other in contemporary journalism." --Robert Towers, The New York Times Book Review

"Didion manages to make the sorry stuff of troubled times (bike movies, for instance, and Bishop James Pike) as interesting and suggestive as the monuments that win her dazzled admiration (Georgia O'Keeffe, the Hoover Dam, the mountains around Bogota). . . A timely and elegant collection." --The New Yorker

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Joan Didion (Sacramento, 1934) es novelista y periodista. Graduada por la Universidad de Berkeley en California, le fue concedido el doctorado honoris causa en letras por las universidades de Harvard y Yale. Read more about DIDION, JOAN

I. THE WHITE ALBUM<BR>The White Album<BR><BR>II. CALIFORNIA REPUBLIC<BR>James Pike, American<BR>Holy Water<BR>Many Mansions<BR>The Getty<BR>Bureaucrats<BR>Good Citizens<BR>Notes Toward a Dreampolitik<BR><BR>III. WOMEN<BR>The Women's Movement<BR>Doris Lessing<BR>Georgia O'Keeffe<BR><BR>IV. SOJOURNS<BR>In the Islands<BR>In Hollywood<BR>In Bed<BR>On the Road<BR>On the Mall<BR>In Bogota<BR>At the Dam<BR><BR>V. ON THE MORNING AFTER THE SIXTIES<BR>On the Morning After the Sixties<BR>Quiet Days in Malibu

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