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Poetry Month!

The White Album: Essays (FSG Classics) (Paperback)

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First published in 1979, Joan Didion's The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s.

Examining key events, figures, and trends of the eraincluding Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mallthrough the lens of her own spiritual confusion, Joan Didion helped to define mass culture as we now understand it. Written with a commanding sureness of tone and linguistic precision, The White Album is a central text of American reportage and a classic of American autobiography.

About the Author


Joan Didion is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction, as well as several screenplays written with her late husband, John Gregory Dunne. Her books include The White Album, Play It As It Lays, andSlouching Towards Bethlehem.She lives in New York City.

Praise For…


[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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780374532079
ISBN-10: 0374532079
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: November 10th, 2009
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: FSG Classics