Joan Didion

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where_i_was_from.jpgWhere I Was From (Knopf)

Joan Didion takes deadly aim at the dream of California embodied, for example, in her own first novel, Run River. As she takes a more discerning look, she discovers even less innocence, less altruism than the early settlers could have imagined.

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt