The Year of Magical Thinking (2005), by Joan Didion (1934–2021), is an account of the year following the death of the author's husband John Gregory Dunne (1932–2003). Published by Knopf in October 2005, The Year of Magical Thinking was immediately acclaimed as a classic book about mourning. It won the 2005 National Book Award for Nonfiction[1] and was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award[2] and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.[3]

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The Year of Magical Thinking
First edition
AuthorJoan Didion
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreMemoir
Published2005 Alfred A. Knopf
Media typePrint (hardcover & paperback)
Pages240
ISBN1-4000-4314-X
OCLC58563131
813/.54 B 22
LC ClassPS3554.I33 Z63 2005
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