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Let me tell you what I mean

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First edition.

"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 pieceswritten 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"--

Available copies

  • 3 of 6 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

5 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Avon Free Library 814.54 DID (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52113300568589
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Geneva Public Library 921 DIDION (Text)
Second Floor New Books
52118301083660
On holds shelf
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Macedon Public Library 814.54 DID (Text)
Adult New Nonfiction
52121300682276
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Naples Library 814.54 DIDION (Text)
Chadwick Collection
52124300405607
Checked out
03/19/2021
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Red Jacket Community Library 814.54 DID (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
RJP0104980
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 814.5 DID (Text)
Adult New Nonfiction
52150300572666
Checked out
03/24/2021

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