Del Mar- Monday November 7th at 11 am - First Mondays Book Group - Reads and Discusses "Plays It As It Lays" by Joan Didion


Diesel Del Mar First Mondays Book Group!

Join us on Monday November 7th at 11 am 

Come and Discover Great California Writing!

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This month's book is

Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, Joan Didion's Play It as It Lays captures the mood of an entire generation, the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose that blisters and haunts the reader.

Set in a place beyond good and evil—-literally in Hollywood, Las Vegas, and the barren wastes of the Mojave Desert, but figuratively in the landscape of an arid soul—-it remains more than three decades after its original publication a profoundly disturbing novel, riveting in its exploration of a woman and a society in crisis and stunning in the still-startling intensity of its prose.

This meeting will be held at 11:00 am on November 7th
at Diesel, A Bookstore in Del Mar.
Masks are required.

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Monday, November 7, 2022 - 11:00am
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Diesel, A Bookstore Del Mar
12843 E Camino Real Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92130
Play It As It Lays: A Novel (FSG Classics) By Joan Didion, David Thomson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Joan Didion, David Thomson (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780374529949
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 15th, 2005

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