The White Album

The White Album

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by Joan Didion
     
 

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First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era--including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mall--through the lens of her own spiritual confusion, Joan Didion helped to define mass culture as we now understand it. Written with a commanding

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First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era--including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mall--through the lens of her own spiritual confusion, Joan Didion helped to define mass culture as we now understand it. Written with a commanding sureness of tone and linguistic precision, The White Album is a central text of American reportage and a classic of American autobiography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374532079
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Series:
FSG Classics Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
132,296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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