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Comentário do usuário  - asxz - LibraryThing

Just the best kind of writing. It's inconceivable that these pieces are over 50 years old. The reporting is razor sharp and these essays are among the best I have read. The piece on john Wayne is ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - anitatally - LibraryThing

This has been on my to-read list for years. It is a bit dated now, but I enjoyed it. Her writing is fantastic, even if the subject matter sometimes did not interest me. I will read more of her books. Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - konastories - LibraryThing

Joy's Review: Joan Didion is a genius. These essays on California culture and counter-culture form the 1960's create vivid scenes and memorable people. But it's her unique perspective, insights, and ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - gbelik - LibraryThing

This is Didion's fist book of essays. It evokes the mood of 1960's California, in which the author feels herself to be part observer and part participant. Read it to a soundtrack of Simon and ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - rmckeown - LibraryThing

Ages ago, a friend recommended Miami, an extended essay by Joan Didion. Try as I might, I could not keep my mind on the text. Something about the style drove me away. A page from my daily Book Lovers ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing

This is a nonfiction work composed of essays. Each piece has its own individualized theme and some pieces are longer than others. This is great for this particular book because if a particular essay ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

To read Didion for the first time is to regret not reading her earlier. The first section is a wonderful snapshot of California at a particular stage of its existence—not pulling in those searching ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - RandyMetcalfe - LibraryThing

There was a certain time in America, or the world, when the zeitgeist was slightly ahead of its time, when no one was really aware of what was happening until long after it had already happened. At ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - danlai - LibraryThing

I wish I could do this collection of essays justice, but I’ve read it over such a long period of time, that much of my impressions have long faded away. What I can tell you is that this book is a ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - bookwyrmm - LibraryThing

Didion really has a way with words; however, the title essay was the only one that I personally liked. Ler resenha completa


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