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Horace McCoy's I should have stayed home.

Author: Horace McCoy; Serpent's Tail (Firm),
Publisher: London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, 1996.
Series: Midnight classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mona and Ralph, two jobless roommates desperate to become stars, are introduced to Hollywood society after Mona curses a judge during a friend's trial. Ralph battles with his own corruption and loss of principle, as theft, prostitution and suicide wash them away.
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace McCoy; Serpent's Tail (Firm),
ISBN: 1852424028 9781852424022
OCLC Number: 59649937
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1938.
Description: 184 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Midnight classics.
Other Titles: I should have stayed home

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?The background, the talk and the vague ending are all realistic, and tough-minded readers seeking the truth about Hollywood?s lower depths will not object to the violent language used to express it? Read more...

 
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