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Mildred Pierce

Author: James M Cain
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. ©1941
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce and poverty and to claw her way out of the lower middle class. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men, and an unreasoning devotion to a monstrous daughter.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977.
Mildred Pierce.
New York : Knopf, 1941
(OCoLC)567969335
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Cain
OCLC Number: 2714770
Description: 388 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: James M. Cain.

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Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce and poverty and to claw her way out of the lower middle class. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men, and an unreasoning devotion to a monstrous daughter.

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