The Year Of Magical Thinking
by Joan Didion
Winner of the 2005 National Book Award for Nonfiction
A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.
John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion saw their daughter fall ill. At first they thought it was flu, then she was placed on life support. Days later, the Dunnes were sitting down to dinner when John suffered a massive and fatal coronary.
This powerful book is Didion's 'attempt to make sense of the weeks and then months that cut loose any fixed idea I ever had about death, about illness'. The result is a personal yet universal portrait of marriage and life, in good times and bad, from one of the defining voices of American literature.
Paperback: 240 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
Published by 4th Estate