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Play It as It Lays: A Novel Kindle Edition
“There hasn't been another American writer of Joan Didion's quality since Nathanel West . . . A terrifying book.” ―John Leonard, The New York Times
“Simple, restrained, intelligent, well-structured, witty, irresistibly relentless, forthright in diction, and untainted by the sensational, Play It As It Lays is a book of outstanding literary quality.” ―Library Journal
“[A] scathing novel, distilling venom in tiny drops, revealing devastation in a sneer and fear in a handful of atomic dust.” ―J. R. Frakes, Book World--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
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- ASIN : B072HMBLSN
- Publisher : Open Road Media (9 May 2017)
- Language : English
- File size : 2282 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 226 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #88,769 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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With Harvey Weinstein and other’s behaviour finally coming to light, this book is worth reading now more than ever.
It’s Didion, so this isn’t a simple case of good versus evil, but it does give some idea of what it is like to live among the powerful men of Hollywood.
It is a painful, melancholic and challenging read yet one I would want to re-visit (and there aren't too many books one can say that about). Packed with imagery yet a short-ish book with over 80 chapters that allows easy digestion.
It gives you a good insight that although the surroundings ( California,Vegas,) are nice, life in the 60's was crazy