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Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Essays (FSG Classics)

Joan Didion

The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, forty years after its first publication, the essential portrait of America— particularly California—in the sixties. It focuses on such subjects as John Wayne and Howard Hughes, growing up a girl in California, ruminating on the n...
Publish Date
2008
October 28
First Published in 1968
Goodreads rating
4.21
ISBN
9780374531386
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
I read over and over again, like three or four times a year. It’s so beautifully constructed. She’s so wise.      source
I love Slouching Towards Bethlehem so much.      source