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The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion

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Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapters 3 and 4

Chapters 5 and 6

Chapters 7 and 8

Chapter 9 and 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapters 13 and 14

Chapters 15 and 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapters 19–21

Chapter 22

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