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Joan Didion was born in California and lives in New York. She is the author of five novels and seven previous books of non-fiction: Where I Was From, Political Fictions, The Last Thing He Wanted, After Henry, Miami, Democracy, Salvador, The White Album, A Book of Common Prayer, Play It as It Lays, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, and Run River.

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The Year of Magical Thinking - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition by Joan Didion
The Year of Magical Thinking - Fourth Estate 25th anniversary edition
Joan Didion
An incredibly powerful and moving story about the illness of Didion’s daughter and the death of her husband so suddenly taken away after 40 years of marriage, Intensely personal and utterly compelling this is a book about love, courage and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2009
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion
How badly we as a society deal with death is most poignantly outlined in Joan Didion’s memoir recalling the year following the sudden death of her much loved husband. How little we acknowledge the tearing grief, the “magical thinking” that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2006

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