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 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 26%
emotional 19%
inspiring 17%
funny 12%
relaxing 11%
adventurous 8%
dark 5%
lighthearted 4%
sad 4%
hopeful 3%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


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slow 34%
fast 10%

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