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Le Bleu de La Nuit
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Le Bleu de La Nuit

Joan Didion

Apres L'Annee de la pensee magique ecrit a la mort de son mari, Joan Didion adresse un vibrant hommage a sa fille, Quintana, decedee peu apres. On y retrouve, intactes, la puissance et la singularite de son ecriture: seche,...

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Salvador
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Salvador

Joan Didion

The author recounts her 1982 visit to El Salvador and describes the terror, fear and political repression that permeated the country.

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Miami
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Miami

Joan Didion

Miami is currently the trendiest city in America, but what few visitors realize is that it is scarcely an American city at all - it belongs to Cuba now. This is a study of Miami in all its peculiarity and individuality.

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The White Album
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The White Album

Joan Didion

Joan Didion's hugely influential collection of essays which defines, for many, the America which rose from the ashes of the Sixties.

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Joan Didion

Joan Didion's savage masterpiece, which, since first publication in 1968, has been acknowledged as an unparalleled report on the state of America during the upheaval of the Sixties Revolution.

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A Book of Common Prayer
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A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion

An engrossing examination of political and personal life in Central America, from the award-winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking. Writing with the economical swiftness and concentrated perception that has made her one of...

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Where I Was From
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Where I Was From

Joan Didion

A memoir of land, family and perseverance from one of the most influential writers in America.

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Play It As It Lays
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Play It As It Lays

Joan Didion

A profoundly disturbing novel that ruthlessly dissects American life in the late 1960s, from the author of The White Album and The Year of Magical Thinking.

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South and West: From a Notebook
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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

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The White Album: Essays
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The White Album: Essays

Joan Didion

Originally published in 1979 by Simon & Schuster --T.p. verso.

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The Year of Magical Thinking
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The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion

From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life - in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion.

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Where I Was from
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Where I Was from

Joan Didion, Gabrielle De Cuir

Reassessing parts of her life, her work, her history and that of America's, the author traces her pioneering ancestors who pushed westwards to settle in the vast lands of California.

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The White Album
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The White Album

Joan Didion, Susan Varon

Joan Didion's hugely influential collection of essays which defines, for many, the America which rose from the ashes of the Sixties.

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Sur Y Oeste / South and West
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Sur Y Oeste / South and West

Joan Didion

Una recopilaci n de los cuadernos in ditos de Joan Didion, escritos en los setenta durante un viaje en coche por el sur de Estados Unidos, que resultan casi prof ticos a la luz de la actualidad norteamericana. Joan Didion...

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The Last Thing He Wanted
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The Last Thing He Wanted

Joan Didion, Didon Joan

Creating a menacing world where the reader is held hostage ( Los Angeles Times ), the legendary author of Slouching Toward Bethlehem now trains her eye on the far frontiers of the Monroe Doctrine, where history dissolves into...

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South and West: From a Notebook
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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks - writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

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Seg n Venga El Juego / Play It as It Lays
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Seg n Venga El Juego / Play It as It Lays

Joan Didion

De la autora de El a o del pensamiento m gico, una novela perturbadora sobre la realidad de ser mujer. Un cl sico de la literatura norteamericana. A sus treinta a os, Maria Wyeth se encuentra emocionalmente a la deriva y ajena a...

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South and West: From a Notebook
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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

Joan Didion

Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf. Celebrated, iconic, and indispensable, Joan...

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Play it as it Lays
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Play it as it Lays

Joan Didion, Lauren Fortgang

A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s

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Salvador
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Salvador

Joan Didion, Eileen Stevens

El Salvador, 1982, is the height of a ghastly civil war. The author travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet president, considers the distinctly Salvadoran meaning of the verb 'to disappear' and trains a...

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Salvador
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Salvador

Joan Didion

El Salvador, 1982, is the height of a ghastly civil war. The author travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet president, considers the distinctly Salvadoran meaning of the verb 'to disappear' and trains a...

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Live and Learn: Slouching Towards Bethlehem, the White Album, After Henry
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Live and Learn: Slouching Towards Bethlehem, the White Album, After Henry

Joan Didion

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...

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The Year of Magical Thinking: A Play by Joan Didion Based on Her Memoir
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The Year of Magical Thinking: A Play by Joan Didion Based on Her Memoir

Joan Didion, David Hare

`This happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won't when it happens to you...'

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The Last Thing He Wanted
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The Last Thing He Wanted

Joan Didion

A thrilling and exhilarating exploration of U.S. politics in Central America from Joan Didion, the hugely acclaimed author of The Year of Magical Thinking.

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Democracy
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Democracy

Joan Didion

Moving between Honolulu, Jakarta and Saigon, against the historical backdrop of the final withdrawal from Vietnam, this novel is a bitingly funny, cumulatively devastating post-mortem of our national mores and institutions. A U.S....

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After Henry
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After Henry

Joan Didion

In her latest forays into the American scene, the author of Miami, Democracy, and Salvador covers ground from Washington to Los Angeles and from a TV producer's mansion to the racial battlefields of New York's criminal courts. And...

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Political Fictions
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Political Fictions

Joan Didion

In these coolly observant essays, Didion looks at the American political process and at that handful of insiders who invent, year in and year out, the narrative of public life.

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Where I Was From
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Where I Was From

Joan Didion

Didion's unerring sense of America and its spirit, her acute interpretation of its institutions and literature, and her incisive questioning of the stories it tells itself make this fiercely intelligent book a provocative and...

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A Book of Common Prayer
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A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion

In this Conradian masterpiece of American innocence and evil set in the fictional Central American country of Boca Grande, two American women face the harsh realities, political and personal, of living on the edge in a land with...

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Play It as It Lays
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Play It as It Lays

Joan Didion, MR David Thomson

A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Joan Didion

The first non-fiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, forty years after its first publication, the essential portrait of America - particularly...

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Miami
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Miami

Joan Didion

With her usual sharp eye for the realities of American life, Joan Didion explores an American city of glitter and glamour, a city of racial tension and fast money whose culture, history, and state of mind are inextricably linked...

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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction

Joan Didion, John Leonard (University of Western Ontario)

For the first time, all of Didion's nonfiction writing on place, politics, lifestyle, and cultural figures from the 1960s to 2003 have been gathered together in one volume.

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South and West: From a Notebook
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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a...

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El A o del Pensamiento M gico / The Year of the Magical Thinking
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El A o del Pensamiento M gico / The Year of the Magical Thinking

Joan Didion

Unas memorias conmovedoras sobre la enfermedad y la muerte a trav s de la experiencia personal de la periodista y escritora Joan Didion.Este libro memorable ha cautivado a millones de lectores en todo el mundo. En l, la escritora...

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Run, River
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Run, River

Joan Didion, Holly Cate

Joan Didion's electrifying first novel is a haunting portrait of a marriage whose wrong turns and betrayals are at once absolutely idiosyncratic and a razor-sharp commentary on the history of California. Everett McClellan and his...

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Blue Nights
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Blue Nights

Joan Didion, Kimberly Farr

From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter.

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Blue Nights
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Blue Nights

Joan Didion, Kimberly Farr

In her first book since The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion has now written with stunning frankness about her daughter, Quintana Roo, as well as thoughts and fears about having children and about growing old.

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A Book of Common Prayer
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A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion, Marisa Vitali

An engrossing examination of political and personal life in Central America, from the award-winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking. Writing with the economical swiftness and concentrated perception that has made her one of...

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Where I Was from
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Where I Was from

Joan Didion, Gabrielle De Cuir

A memoir of land, family and perseverance from one of the most influential writers in America.

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After Henry
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After Henry

Joan Didion, Elizabeth Hess

In her latest forays into the American scene, the author of Miami, Democracy, and Salvador covers ground from Washington to Los Angeles and from a TV producer's mansion to the racial battlefields of New York's criminal courts. And...

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The Year of Magical Thinking
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The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion, Barbara Caruso

From one of America's iconic writers, a portrait of a marriage and a life - in good times and bad - that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. A stunning book of electric honesty and passion.

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Democracy
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Democracy

Joan Didion, Denise Poirier

Moving between Honolulu, Jakarta and Saigon, against the historical backdrop of the final withdrawal from Vietnam, this novel is a bitingly funny, cumulatively devastating post-mortem of our national mores and institutions. A U.S....

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Miami
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Miami

Joan Didion, Jennifer Van Dyck

Miami is currently the trendiest city in America, but what few visitors realize is that it is scarcely an American city at all - it belongs to Cuba now. This is a study of Miami in all its peculiarity and individuality.

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South and West: From a Notebook
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South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion, Kimberly Farr, Nathaniel Rich

From one of the most important chroniclers of our time, come two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer.

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Joan Didion, Diane Keaton

This collection of essays takes the reader on a psychological tour of the intense, wayward, violent, not a little crazy America of the 1960s: surfers, students, deadheads and druggies; Joan Baez and John Wayne. Joan Didion has...

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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Library Edition
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Library Edition

Joan Didion, Diane Keaton

Classic literary journalism which defined, for many, the state of America during the upheaval of the Sixties Revolution

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