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The cocktail waitress

Author: James M Cain
Publisher: London : Hard Case Crime/Titan Books, 2012.
Series: Hard case crime book, HCC-109.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Hard Case Crime edView all editions and formats
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Following her husband's death in a suspicious car accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet and to have a chance of regaining custody of her young son. At the job she encounters two men who take an interest in her, a handsome young schemer who makes her blood race and a wealthy but unwell older man who rewards her for her attentions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Noir fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Cain
ISBN: 9781781160329 1781160325
OCLC Number: 785873779
Description: 270 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Hard case crime book, HCC-109.
Responsibility: by James M. Cain.

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Following her husband's death, young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet. At the job she encounters two men who take an interest in her, a  Read more...
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"This is vintage Cain ... Let's go get that book, baby. Let's read it. Let's get stinko." - "The Washington Post" <br>"entertaining and cleverly plotted" - "Editors' Choice, New York Times" Read more...

 
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