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The Resource Let me tell you what I mean, Joan Didion

Let me tell you what I mean, Joan Didion

Label
Let me tell you what I mean
Title
Let me tell you what I mean
Statement of responsibility
Joan Didion
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the universally acclaimed, best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: ten pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Here are six pieces written in 1968 from the "Points West" Saturday Evening Post column Joan Didion shared from 1964 to 1969 with her husband, John Gregory Dunne about: American newspapers; a session with Gamblers Anonymous; a visit to San Simeon; being rejected by Stanford; dropping in on Nancy Reagan, wife of the then-governor of California, while a TV crew filmed her at home; and an evening at the annual reunion of WWII veterans from the 101st Airborne Association at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Here too is a 1976 piece from the New York Times magazine on "Why I Write"; a piece about short stories from New West in 1978; and from The New Yorker, a piece on Hemingway from 1998, and on Martha Stewart from 2000. Each one is classic Didion: incisive, bemused, and stunningly prescient"--
Member of
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10940221
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2021
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Didion, Joan
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.I33
LC item number
A6 2021
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women authors
  • Writing
  • Political science
  • Self-doubt
  • Press
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Let me tell you what I mean, Joan Didion
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knoff"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alicia and the underground press -- Getting serenity -- A trip to Xanadu -- On being unchosen by the college of one's choice -- Pretty Nancy -- Fathers, sons, screaming eagles -- Why I write -- Telling stories -- Some women -- The long-distance runner -- Last words -- Everywoman.com
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxv, 149 pages ; <U+01C2>c 20 cm
Isbn
9780593318485
Lccn
2020016867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1153007503
  • (OCoLC)1153007503
Label
Let me tell you what I mean, Joan Didion
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knoff"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alicia and the underground press -- Getting serenity -- A trip to Xanadu -- On being unchosen by the college of one's choice -- Pretty Nancy -- Fathers, sons, screaming eagles -- Why I write -- Telling stories -- Some women -- The long-distance runner -- Last words -- Everywoman.com
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxv, 149 pages ; <U+01C2>c 20 cm
Isbn
9780593318485
Lccn
2020016867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1153007503
  • (OCoLC)1153007503

Library Locations

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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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