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Title Slouching towards Los Angeles : living and writing by Joan Didion's light / edited by Steffie Nelson.
Publication Los Angeles, Calif. : Rare Bird Books, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Edition First hardcover edition.
Description 196 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 813 S
Note "This is a Genuine Rare Bird book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-196).
Summary A collection of original essays considering Joan Didion's work and its setting--California.
Contents Hello to all this / by Ann Friedman -- How to find your place in life, or What I learned from Joan Didion's "On keeping a notebook" / by Jori Finkel -- Dark mirror: reflections on the golden dream / by Steffie Nelson -- At this precise intersection of time and space: a response to Joan Didion's "At the dam" / by Margaret Wappler -- We dream of the cloverleaf / by Jessica Hundley -- Long ride home / by Christine Lennon -- That was a very pretty image: on the Joan Didion fragility myth / by Catherine Wagely -- Despair and doing / by Su Wu -- The opposite of cool / by Joshua Wolf Shenk -- A woman apart / by Lauren Sandler -- Where I am from / by Michelle Chihara -- On tour with a reluctant oracle / by Sarah Tomlinson -- Why I don't answer the phone: a conversation with Joan Didion about self-respect / by Linda Immediato -- A letter to Joan on turning fifty-five / by Tracy McMillan -- The last private man: From Howard Hughes to Jeff Goldblum / by Dan Crane -- Points on a map / by Steph Cha -- Waiting for Jim: a response to "The white album" / by Caroline Ryder -- The black albums: How Joan Didion and The Beatles went noir together / by Joe Donnelly -- A wonder woman in white tights / by Monica Corcoran Harel -- No milk today: revisiting my Haight-Asbury / by Alysia Abbott -- Brentwood notebook / by Stacie Stukin -- On keeping a cookbook / by Heather John Fogarty -- Red flag days: living in Joan Didion's Malibu / by Marc Weingarten -- Tania of the Golden West / by Scott Benzel -- West of the West Wing of Oz: a sentimental journey / by Ezrha Jean Black.
Subject Didion, Joan -- Criticism and interpretation.
California -- In literature.
American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Didion, Joan. (OCoLC)fst00028514
American prose literature. (OCoLC)fst00807422
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
California. (OCoLC)fst01204928
1900-1999
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Essays. (OCoLC)fst01919922
Literary criticism. (OCoLC)fst01986215
Essays.
Literary criticism.
Addl. Author Nelson, Steffie, editor.
Alt Title Living and writing by Joan Didion's light
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9781644280676 (hardcover) :

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