Joan Didion

About Joan Didion

Birth Day: December 5, 1934
Birth Place: Sacramento, CA

Joan Didion

Joan Didion was born on December 5, 1934 in Sacramento, CA. A renowned novelist, memoir writer, and literary journalist, she is best known for her sociologically-themed works that explore the unraveling of American culture and morality. Her best known works include Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968), Play It As It Lays (1970), Where I Was From (2003), and The Year of Magical Thinking (2005).
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Popular As Joan Didion
Occupation Novelist
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 5, 1934 (Sacramento, CA)
Birthday December 5
Town/City Sacramento, CA
Nationality CA

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Joan Didionโ€™s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

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A renowned Novelist, memoir Writer, and literary Journalist, she is best known for her sociologically-themed works that explore the unraveling of American culture and morality. Her best known works include Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968), Play It As It Lays (1970), Where I Was From (2003), and The Year of Magical Thinking (2005).

Before Fame

She was raised in Sacramento, California and began writing at the age of five. She graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with a degree in English and subsequently worked as an associate feature Editor at Vogue Magazine.

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She contributed ideals and writing to the New Journalism movement and was a recipient of both the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.

Family Life

Her marriage to Times Writer John Gregory Dunne lasted from 1964 until his death in 2003. She and Dunne adopted a daughter, Quintana Roo Dunne. Didion's 2005 memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, details her experiences of losing both her husband and her thirty-nine-year-old daughter within a year's time.

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She was encouraged greatly in her writing by her husband and fellow Writer, John Gregory Dunne.

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