The White Album: Essays by Joan Didion

The White Album: Essays

Joan Didion

224 pages first pub 1979 (editions)

nonfiction essays history informative reflective medium-paced


In this landmark essay collection, Joan Didion brilliantly interweaves her own “bad dreams” with those of a nation confronting the dark underside of 1960s counterculture. From a jailhouse visit to Black Panther Party cofounder Huey Newton to witne...

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