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Inscribed by Didion

Democracy. A Novel.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First edition, first printing. 234 pp. Tall 8vo. Inscribed by Didion. Half cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt spine title, publisher's pink dust jacket unclipped, fine.

Item #366660

First edition of Didion's novel of an American political wife's affair with a CIA operative in the wake of the Vietnam War, narrated by none other than Didion herself. It was released with jackets in both brown and pink, this copy in the pink variant, inscribed on the ffep: "For Lily, who brought me to this beautiful town – Joan (Didion)"