The White Album by Joan Didion

The White Album

Joan Didion

nonfiction essays history informative reflective medium-paced

222 pages | first published 1979

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First published in 1979, The White Album records indelibly the upheavals and aftermaths of the 1960s. Examining key events, figures, and trends of the era--including Charles Manson, the Black Panthers, and the shopping mall--through the lens of he...
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reflective 89%
informative 67%
challenging 26%
emotional 19%
inspiring 17%
funny 12%
relaxing 11%
adventurous 8%
dark 5%
lighthearted 4%
sad 4%
hopeful 3%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


medium 55%
slow 34%
fast 10%

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