Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Slouching Towards Bethlehem



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.

Title Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Subtitle Essays
Author Joan Didion
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Title First Published 28 October 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 238 p.
ISBN-10 0374531382
ISBN-13 9780374531386
Publication Date 28 October 2008
Main content page count 238
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.00

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