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Democracy : a novel

Author: Joan Didion
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Inez Victor knows that the major casualty of the political life is memory. But the people around Inez have made careers out of losing track. Her senator husband wants to forget the failure of his last bid for the presidency. Her husband's handler would like the press to forget that Inez's father is a murderer. And, in 1975, the year in which much of this bitterly funny novel is set, America is doing its best to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Didion
ISBN: 0701128909 9780701128906
OCLC Number: 11306494
Description: 234 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Joan Didion.

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"Inez Victor knows that the major casualty of the political life is memory. But the people around Inez have made careers out of losing track. Her senator husband wants to forget the failure of his last bid for the presidency. Her husband's handler would like the press to forget that Inez's father is a murderer. And, in 1975, the year in which much of this bitterly funny novel is set, America is doing its best to lose track of its one-time client, the lethally hemorrhaging republic of South Vietnam."--Publisher's description.

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