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The Year of Magical Thinking - Joan Didion
The Year of Magical Thinking
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From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in good times and bad--that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.
From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in good times and bad--that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400078431 (1400078431)
ASIN: 1400078431
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 227
Edition language: English
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Ceilidh-Tripping the write fantastic
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5.0 Living and Dying
So, I've been off BL for a long, long time. A lot has happened, I got pregnant and had a daughter. My mom got sick and passed away. I had to clear out and sell my childhood home and all the contents while trying to balance all of that and my full time job. It's been...something. For a while, not l...
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3.0 The Year Of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill with what seemed at first flu, then pneumonia, then complete septic shock. She was put into an induced coma and placed on life support. Days later–the night before New Year's Eve–the Du...
Książkowo czyta
Książkowo czyta rated it
2.5
Stosunkowo niedawno, bo w połowie marca 2016 roku nakładem Wydawnictwa Znak ukazało się wznowienie obsypanej różnymi literackimi nagrodami książki autorstwa Joan Didion zatytułowanej „Rok magicznego myślenia”. Jest to pozycja autobiograficzna, w której autorka opisuje traumatyczne przejścia ze swoje...
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4.0 The Year of Magical Thinking
My first Didion, which I gave a four-star rating - partly out of fear (and I've read it trying to deal with fear, hopefully irrational), partly because of Didion's intellectual jet-setter attitude (but this book is, among others, a parting letter to the life she led with her late husband, and it cou...
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5.0 The Year of Magical Thinking
[Non-fiction] This book was mentioned in Will Schwalbe's 'The End of Your Life Book Club' and it is also about loss -- about life in the face of the loss of a significant other. A poignantly honest and raw account of a hurting heart laid bare. The author's husband collapses suddenly and dies from he...
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