Slouching towards Bethlehem : essays
—Didion, Joan, author.
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2017
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American novelist Joan Didion's first volume of nonfiction essays, first published in 1968, consisting of twenty works that reflect the atmosphere in America during the 1960s, especially in California.

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Series:
Picador modern classics
Picador modern classics.
Subjects:
California -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Hippies -- California -- San Francisco.
Genre:
Essays.
ISBN:
9781250160652
Edition:
First Picador Modern Classics edition.
Description:
xxv, 354 pages ; 15 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968.
Contents:
Some dreamers of the golden dream
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
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
Guaymas, Sonora
Los Angeles notebook
Goodbye to all that.
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