New York: FSG, 1968. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. First edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket.† Owner name on the front pastedown and light sunning to the top of the rear board.† †Minor wrinkling to the bottom of the front panel and small creases to the front flap.† Price of $4.95 on the front flap.† †This is† a collection of 20 essays brought together in the author's second book. The title of the book is taken from an essay that Didion wrote in the mid-1960s about the time she spent in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.† She came away from her time there quite disturbed and depressed. "The center was not holding," she wrote in the opening line of the essay.† An uncommon first edition that is signed by Joan Didion on the title page.† Signature only.
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