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Slouching Towards Bethlehem : Essays (Reissue) (Paperback) (Joan Didion)
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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 nature of good and evil in a Death Valley motel room, and, especially, the essence of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, the heart of the counterculture.