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The White Album Paperback – 10 November 2009


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  • Paperback: 222 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 59246th edition (November 10, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374532079
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374532079
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 191 g
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #20.291 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"[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

About the Author

Joan Didion is highly regarded as a writer of both nonfiction and fiction and received the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 2007. Her books include The White Album, Play It As It Lays, and Slouching Towards Bethlehem. She lives in New York City.


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