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Comentário do usuário  - Meredy - LibraryThing

I've awarded five stars to Joan Didion's remarkable Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays, a very rare rating from me for any work of nonfiction. I probably can't add anything to the acreage of praise ... Ler resenha completa

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Comentário do usuário  - nicholasjjordan - LibraryThing

Joan Didion only came onto my radar with Year of Magical Thinking. This is one of those that made her reputation, and it’s so good I wonder if the awards for Magical Thinking were more lifetime achievement awards rather than only earned on the merits of that book. I’ll be reading her more. Ler resenha completa

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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  - 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  - 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  - 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  - sighedtosleep - 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  - Smokler - LibraryThing

One of my greatest inspirations. I can only hope one day to write with the calm, assurance and grace as Ms. Didion. Ler resenha completa


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