Play It as It Lays (MP3 CD)

By Joan Didion, Lauren Fortgang (Read by)

Audible Studios on Brilliance, 9781536640649

Publication Date: January 24, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/15/2005)
Paperback (10/1/1990)
Compact Disc (11/2/2018)
Paperback (11/1/2011)

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Description

A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, 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 listener. 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.