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"To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect." -- Joan Didion
Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known as a novelist and writer of personalized, journalistic essays. The disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos upon which her essays comment are explored more fully in her novels, where the overriding theme is individual and social fragmentation. A sense of anxiety or dread permeates much of her work.
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Total Books: 141
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