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Slouching towards Bethlehem

Author: Joan Didion
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This] collection captures the mood of 1960s America, especially the center of its counterculture, California. These essays, keynoted by [a] report on San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, all reflect that, in one way or another, things are falling apart, "the center cannot hold." An incisive look at contemporary American life, [this book] has been admired for several decades as a stylistic masterpiece.-Back cover.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Didion
OCLC Number: 63147144
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990, ©1968.
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Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Life styles in the golden land; Some dreamers of the golden dream; John Wayne, a love song; Where the kissing never stops; Comrade Laski, C.P.U.S.A. (M.-L.); 7000 Romaine, Los Angeles 38; California dreaming; Marrying absurd; Slouching towards Bethlehem --
Personals: On keeping a notebook; On self-respect; I can't get that monster out of my mind; On morality; On going home --
Seven places of the mind: Notes from a native daughter; Letter from paradise, 21 [degree] 19' N., 157 [degree] 52' W; Rock of ages; The seacoast of despair; Guaymas, Sonora; Los Angeles notebook; Goodbye to all that.
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[This] collection captures the mood of 1960s America, especially the center of its counterculture, California. These essays, keynoted by [a] report on San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, all reflect that, in one way or another, things are falling apart, "the center cannot hold." An incisive look at contemporary American life, [this book] has been admired for several decades as a stylistic masterpiece.-Back cover.

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