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Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays, Joan Didion

Label
Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays
Title
Slouching towards Bethlehem
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Joan Didion
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Capturing the tumultuous landscape of the United States, and in particular California, during a pivotal era of social change, the first work of nonfiction from one of American literature's most distinctive prose stylists is a modern classic. In twenty razor-sharp essays that redefined the art of journalism, National Book Award-winning author Joan Didion reports on a society gripped by a deep generational divide, from the "misplaced children" dropping acid in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district to Hollywood legend John Wayne filming his first picture after a bout with cancer. She paints indelible portraits of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes and folk singer Joan Baez, "a personality before she was entirely a person," and takes readers on eye-opening journeys to Death Valley, Hawaii, and Las Vegas, "the most extreme and allegorical
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
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Didion, Joan
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I33
LC item number
S55 2017
Literary form
essays
Series statement
Picador modern classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hippies
  • American essays
  • American literature
  • California
  • Essays
Label
Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays, Joan Didion
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Slouching towards Bethlehem
  • On keeping a notebook
  • On self-respect
  • I can't get that monster out of my mind
  • On morality
  • On going home
  • Notes from a native daughter
  • Letter from Paradise, 21°19' N., 157°52' W
  • Rock of ages
  • The seacoast of despair
  • Some dreamers of the golden dream
  • Guaymas, Sonora
  • Los Angeles notebook
  • Goodbye to all that
  • John Wayne : a love song
  • Where the kissing never stops
  • Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A.
  • (M.-L.)
  • 7000 Romaine, Los Angeles 38
  • California dreaming
  • Marrying absurd
Control code
sky291113784
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
First Picador Modern Classics edition.
Extent
xxv, 354 pages
Isbn
9781250160652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 02/18
Label
Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays, Joan Didion
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Slouching towards Bethlehem
  • On keeping a notebook
  • On self-respect
  • I can't get that monster out of my mind
  • On morality
  • On going home
  • Notes from a native daughter
  • Letter from Paradise, 21°19' N., 157°52' W
  • Rock of ages
  • The seacoast of despair
  • Some dreamers of the golden dream
  • Guaymas, Sonora
  • Los Angeles notebook
  • Goodbye to all that
  • John Wayne : a love song
  • Where the kissing never stops
  • Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A.
  • (M.-L.)
  • 7000 Romaine, Los Angeles 38
  • California dreaming
  • Marrying absurd
Control code
sky291113784
Dimensions
15 cm.
Edition
First Picador Modern Classics edition.
Extent
xxv, 354 pages
Isbn
9781250160652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 02/18

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