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Slouching towards Bethlehem : Essays

Author: Joan Didion
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Series: FSG classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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This work focuses on such subjects as John Wayne and Howard Hughes, growing up a girl in California, ruminating on the nature of good and evil in a Death Valley motel room, and, especially, the essence of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, the heart of the counterculture.
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Title: Slouching towards Bethlehem : Essays /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Didion
ISBN: 9780374531386; 0374531382
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968.
Content: Life styles of the golden land. 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 -- Personals. On keeping a notebook -- On self-respect -- I can't get that monster out of my mind -- On morality -- On going home -- Seven places of the mind. 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.
Description: xiv, 238 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Life styles of the golden land. 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 -- Personals. On keeping a notebook -- On self-respect -- I can't get that monster out of my mind -- On morality -- On going home -- Seven places of the mind. 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.
Responsibility: Joan Didion.
Year: 2008.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Class Descriptors: Dewey No.: 814.54 DID 2008
Series: FSG classics
OCLC No.: 1007394639

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This work focuses on such subjects as John Wayne and Howard Hughes, growing up a girl in California, ruminating on the nature of good and evil in a Death Valley motel room, and, especially, the essence of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, the heart of the counterculture.
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