The White Album by Joan Didion

The White Album

Joan Didion

222 pages first pub 1979 (editions)

nonfiction essays history informative reflective medium-paced


First published in 1979, The White Album is a journalistic mosaic of American life in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. It includes, among other bizarre artifacts and personalities, reportage on the dark journeys and impulses of the Manson ...

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reflective 89%
informative 67%
challenging 24%
emotional 20%
inspiring 16%
funny 13%
relaxing 12%
adventurous 8%
dark 6%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%
sad 4%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


medium 56%
slow 35%
fast 8%

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