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Last Love Song, The: A Biography of Joan Didion

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  • Last Love Song, The: A Biography of Joan Didion 
    Title: Last Love Song, The: A Biography of Joan Didion
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 01/11/2016
    Imprint: GRIFFIN
    Price: $12.95
    Publishing status: Available only if on hand

    In "The Last Love Song," Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of" Hiding Man "(a "New Yorker" and "New York Times" Notable book) and "Just One Catch," delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life.Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne. The two were wildly successful writing partners when they moved to Los Angeles and co-wrote screenplays and adaptations together. Didion is well-known for her literary journalistic style in both fiction and non-fiction. Some of her most-notable work includes "Slouching Towards Bethlehem, Run River," and "The Year of Magical Thinking, " a National Book Award winner and shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize, it dealt with the grief surrounding Didion after the loss of her husband and daughter. Daughtery takes readers on a journey back through time, following a young Didion in Sacramento through to her adult life as a writer interviewing those who know and knew her personally, while maintaining a respectful distance from the reclusive literary great. Lifelong fans and readers learning about Didion for the first time will be enthralled with this impressive tribute.

    ISBN: 9781250105943
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