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Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: ""Life changes fast. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends." These were among the first words Joan Didion wrote in January 2004. Her daughter was lying unconscious in an intensive care unit, a victim of pneumonia and septic shock. Her husband, John Gregory Dunne, was dead. The night before New Year's Eve, while they were sitting down to dinner, he suffered a massive and fatal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2005

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: [In this book, the author] 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. 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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2005

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Didion, Joan

Summary: "Joan Didion's influence on postwar American letters is undeniable. Whether writing fiction, memoir, or trailblazing journalism, her gifts for narrative and dialogue, and her intimate but detached authorial persona, have won her legions of readers and admirers. Now Library of America launches its multi-volume edition of Didion's collected writings, prepared in consultation with the author, that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2019

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Didion, Joan.

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Summary: Shares the author's frank observations about her daughter as well as her own thoughts and fears about having children and growing old, in a personal account that discusses her daughter's wedding and her feelings of failure as a parent.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: The author recounts her 1982 visit to El Salvador and describes the terror, fear and political repression that permeated the country.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1994

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.84 DID

Dean, Michelle

Summary: Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Pauline Kael, Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm—these brilliant women are the central figures of Sharp. Their lives intertwine as they cut through the cultural and intellectual history of America in the twentieth century, arguing as fervently with each other as they did with the sexist attitudes of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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Daugherty, Tracy

Summary: "In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: Blue nights opens on July 26, 2010, as Didion thinks back to Quintana's wedding in New York seven years before. Today would be her wedding anniversary. This fact triggers vivid snapshots of Quintana's childhood, in Malibu, in Brentwood, at school in Holmby Hills. Reflecting on her daughter but also on her role as a parent, Didion asks the candid questions any parent might about how she feels...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Contents: Marianne Moore -- Katherine Anne Porter -- Rebecca West -- Dorothy Parker -- P.L. Travers -- Simone de Beauvoir -- Euroda Welty -- Elizabeth Bishop -- Mary McCarthy -- Nadine Gordimer -- Maya Angelou -- Anne Sexton -- Toni Morrison -- Susan Sontag -- Joan Didion -- Joyce Carol Oates.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1998

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Summary: An compilation of essays, fiction, and cartoons on the world of food and drink from the pages of The New Yorker features contributions by Susan Orlean, Calvin Trillin, Joan Didion, Anthony Bourdain, John Cheever, and Roald Dahl.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.8 SEC