Skip to main content

Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

About the Book

Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays

The first nonfiction work by one of the prose stylists of our era, SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHELHEM 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.

Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
by Joan Didion

  • Publication Date: October 28, 2008
  • Genres: Essays, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • ISBN-10: 0374531382
  • ISBN-13: 9780374531386