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The Resource The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion, Tracy Daugherty

The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion, Tracy Daugherty

Label
The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion
Title
The last love song
Title remainder
a biography of Joan Didion
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Daugherty
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the life of the distinguished American author and journalist, following Didion's life as a young woman in Sacramento to her adult life as a writer interviewing those who know and knew her personally
Summary
Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne was writing for Time. They became 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. Daugherty 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
Writing style
Award
Oregon Book Awards, Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, 2017.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435800
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daugherty, Tracy
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3554.I33
LC item number
Z57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Didion, Joan
  • Didion, Joan
  • Didion, Joan
  • Women novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
  • Novelists, American
  • Women authors, American
  • Screenwriters
  • Women journalists
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a biography of Joan Didion
Label
The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion, Tracy Daugherty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-703) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20417601
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 728 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250010025
Lccn
2015017162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910009193
  • (OCoLC)910009193
Label
The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion, Tracy Daugherty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-703) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20417601
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 728 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250010025
Lccn
2015017162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910009193
  • (OCoLC)910009193

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