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Joan Didion

Joan Didion is a New York Times bestselling author whose many books include The Year of Magical Thinking , winner of the National Book Award. She graduated from the University of California at Berkley and moved to New York after winning a contest at Vogue . Her first novel, Run River , was published to much acclaim in 1963. Her first nonfiction work was Slouching towards Bethlehem , which Alfred Kazin called "some of the best prose written today in this country."

Personality Profile For Joan Didion

Joan Didion

The following is a personality profile of Joan Didion based on her work.

Joan Didion is a bit compulsive and sentimental.

She is intermittent, she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. She is unconcerned with art as well: she is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, Joan Didion is also empathetic: she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for well-being.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. She is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: she makes decisions with little regard for how they show off her talents.


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