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Comentário do usuário  - Ken-Me-Old-Mate - LibraryThing

Old school but really refreshing, intelligent but not dry, witty but not smug. Surprisingly still relevant today. Interesting to read and work out where she was in relation to the events and places ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - Cail_Judy - LibraryThing

This was a recommendation from Laura and it was not only a captivating collection of essays, but also provided great insight in my gf's taste in writing/journalism. It's good! Didion's lyrical and ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - steller0707 - LibraryThing

A book of selected essays from the late 1960s, many originally published in The Saturday Evening Post.. The best ones are in Part I, Lifestyles in the Golden Land which includes the famous title essay ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Another one of those books I have heard about for years and years, but finally just read. My reaction is mixed. Didion writes well and she shows refreshing common sense about just about everything she ... 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  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Written in 1968, JD checks in with her memoirs of the 1960's from a Hollywood point of view. Her prose is of high quality and the book should be read in close proximity to Thomas Wolff and Samuel Delany for those hoping to understand "What It Was Like?" Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - MarkBeronte - LibraryThing

The first nonfiction 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 ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Didion’s famous collection of nonfiction essays gives readers a glimpse into the rapidly changing world of California in the 1960s. From hippies in San Francisco to a piece on Joan Baez and her ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - detailmuse - LibraryThing

This is my third by Didion, after both of her memoirs (The Year of Magical Thinking and Blue Nights) made me eager to read more by her. It’s a collection of 20 turbulent essays -- mostly social ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - skyeval - LibraryThing

A book of the times. Ler resenha completa


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