Title
LitigationMag_Spring06HELV
By
calungce
Description
Editor’s Note: This excerpt leads to the trial of Lucille Miller in Joan Didion’s essay “Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream,” in which Didion reports on 1960s California lifestyle. In “The Second Coming,” the W.B. Yeats poem upon which her book Slouching Towards Bethlehem is based, “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.” This is a story about love and death in the golden land, and begins with the country. The San Bernardino Valley lies only an hour east...

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