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The Year of Magical Thinking

By: Joan Didion
Published: ©2006, 2007
Pages: 227
Total Copies: 15
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & Memoirs | Love & Romance


Description: From one of America’s iconic writers, this is a portrait of a marriage and a life – in good times and bad – that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. This is a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Several days before Christmas 2003, John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their only daughter, Quintana, fall ill. At first they thought it was flu, then pneumonia, then complete sceptic shock. She was put into an induced coma and placed on life support. Days later – the night before New Year’s Eve – the Dunnes were just sitting down to dinner after visiting the hospital when John suffered a massive and fatal coronary.

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