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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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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...
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
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...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
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...
The Farceur Trilogy
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4.0 REVIEW: The Year of Magical Thinking
This month I lost of very close friend of mine, one who was taken from this world way before his time. I've been struggling to find a way to come to terms with this loss, to accept it, to understand it… if any of that is even possible. So, a friend recommended The Year of Magical Thinking to me, thi...
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it
Sometimes I'm very bad at choosing books. I read this one, for instance, because I saw a nice photo of someone reading it and the title sounded promising. I had not read anything by Didion before, except an article on her, I knew nothing about the book, I jumped right in. And then it struck me. Why ...
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