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Blue Nights
Blue Nights
Author: Joan Didion
From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with memories from her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion is an intensely personal and moving account of her thoughts, fears, and doubts regarding ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780307387387
ISBN-10: 0307387380
Publication Date: 5/29/2012
Pages: 240
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 4
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I really enjoyed this book, as well as her previous work, The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion makes you "feel" her grief and loneliness after such tragic losses. Very well written.
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Joan Didion in Blue Nights captures elegantly and with out frills the mindset of grief and twilight years. A beautiful short contemplation on the present filtered through processing past loss and anticipating an unaccompanied death ahead.


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