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 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 24%
emotional 20%
inspiring 16%
funny 14%
relaxing 12%
adventurous 8%
dark 6%
lighthearted 5%
hopeful 4%
sad 4%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


medium 55%
slow 35%
fast 8%

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