Paperback Live and learn / Joan Didion.
Publication year: 2005
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780007204380 (pbk.) : 0007204388 (pbk.) :
Contents: Contents: Slouching towards Bethlehem. Originally published U.S.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968; London: Deutsch, 1969 - The white album. Originally published: U.S. Simon & Schuster London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979 - After Henry. Originally published: U.S.: Simon & Schuster, 1992; as Sentimental journeys. London: HarperCollins, 1993
The first collection of the critically-acclaimed 'Slouching Towards Bethlehem', 'White Album' and 'Sentimental Journeys' by Joan Didion, one of America's greatest living authors. This comprehensive edition brings together for the first time three seminal collections by legendary essayist and journalist Joan Didion: Slouching toward Bethlehem, White Album and Sentimental Journeys. Prefaced with a new introduction by Joan Didion.Live and Learn comprises three of the personal essay collections that established Joan Didion as a major figure in the modern canon arranged in chronological order so that readers can appreciate not only the qualities of the essays per se, but also their evolution over time. It also includes a new introduction by Joan Didion herself.The stylistic masterpiece Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968) has become a modern classic, capturing the mood of 1960s America and especially the center of its counterculture, California. The cornerstone essay, an extraordinary rep
viii, 575 p. ; 20 cm.