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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life. 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. The Last Love Song reads like fiction; lifelong fans, and readers learning about Didion for the first time will be enthralled with this impressive tribute"--
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.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Didion, Joan
  • Novelists, American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
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
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Publication
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
ocn910009193
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250010025
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015017162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910009193
Label
The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion, Tracy Daugherty
Publication
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
ocn910009193
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250010025
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015017162
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910009193

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