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Cain, James M. (James Mallahan) 1892-1977

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The postman always rings twice by James M Cain( Book )
332 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 2,948 libraries worldwide
The sultry young wife of a diner owner conspires with an aimless drifter to murder her husband
Mildred Pierce by James M Cain( Book )
147 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
"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. Out of these elements, Cain creates a novel of acute social observation and devastating emotional violence, with a heroine whose ambitions and sufferings are never less than recognizable"--Page 4 of cover
Double indemnity by James M Cain( Book )
61 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir. From the Trade Paperback edition
The cocktail waitress by James M Cain( Book )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
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 with a $50,000 tip and an unconventional offer of marriage. The final novel written by James M. Cain and never before published
Cain x 3; three novels by James M Cain( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 libraries worldwide
THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE: Cain's first novel - the subject of an obscenity trial in Boston and the inspiration for Camus's The Stranger - is the fever-pitched tale of a drifter who stumbles into a job, into an erotic obsession, and into a murder; MILDRED PIERCE: Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness and determination. She used those attributes to survive a divorce in 1940s America with two children and to claw her way out of poverty, becoming a successful businesswoman. But Mildred also had two weaknesses: a yen for shiftless men and an unreasoning devotion to her monstrous daughter. Out of these elements, Cain created a novel (later made into a film noir classic) of acute social observation and devastating emotional violence - and a heroine whose ambitions and sufferings are never less than recognizable; DOUBLE INDEMNITY: Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir
Cloud nine by James M Cain( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 libraries worldwide
One man sells his soul to save an innocent -- who turns out not to be so innocent after all. Graham meets Sonya outside of his real estate office. She is sixteen, beautiful, and showing just the right amount of leg. He's ruminating on those legs when she drops the bombshell -- she's there because Graham's brother, Burl, raped her, leaving her frightened, pregnant, and very much alone. She was spending the night with a friend when two boys and a case of beer turned a quiet evening into a hellish orgy. All she wants is the 1,111 it will cost to spend the next few months
The postman always rings twice ; Double indemnity ; Mildred Pierce ; and selected stories by James M Cain( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Contains three novels and five short stories by American author James M. Cain, including "The Postman Always Rings Twice" about a drifter who embarks on a course of destruction when he falls for the wife of Nick, the genial owner of a roadside cafe
Serenade by James M Cain( Book )
112 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Hårdkogt amerikansk roman fra 30'erne om en sanger, der indvikles i intriger, hver gang han mister stemmen
The baby in the icebox and other short fiction by James M Cain( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories, both early and late, that show how James M. Cain made his name There is a hungry tiger loose in the house, and that is not good news for anyone. A jealous husband let the animal out of his cage hoping he would eat his wife alive, but tigers aren & rsquo;t used to taking orders. This jungle cat will get his meal, and he doesn & rsquo;t care where it comes from. & ldquo;The Baby in the Icebox & rdquo; begins with a murdered wildcat and ends with a dead human & mdash;and what comes in between is some of the most striking prose James M. Cain ever put to paper. It is one of the first stories this master of crime fiction ever wrote, and it shows all the hallmarks of the novels that would later make him famous & mdash;namely Double Indemnity and The Postman Always Rings Twice. The tales in this collection are short, but Cain never needed more than a few pages to thrill
Mignon by James M Cain( Book )
20 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 589 libraries worldwide
In the New Orleans of 1864, a Union Army veteran is drawn into the contraband cotton trade by an irresistible young widow
Rainbow's end by James M Cain( Book )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 541 libraries worldwide
A hijacker and his hostage escape to a very strange, very dangerous farm
Past all dishonor by James M Cain( Book )
26 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 libraries worldwide
A Confederate spy risks his life to win the heart of a fallen woman Early in the Civil War, the Confederacy sends Roger Duval to Sacramento, to keep an eye on the situation in California in hopes of turning the Western territory towards the Southern cause. It & rsquo;s a plush assignment, well out of the line of fire, but Duval hasn & rsquo;t been there long before he comes into mortal danger. On a swim in the Sacramento River, he gets knocked on the head by a paddleboat, and is drowning in the muck when Morina, a quick-witted woman of the night, tosses him a rope. Suffocated by instant, irresistible love, Roger follows Morina to her home turf: Virginia City, Nevada. For the miners, gamblers, and gunfighters who populate this hardscrabble town, her price is negotiable. But for a man in love, she charges a thousand dollars. Roger will sacrifice body, mind, and soul to get that money & mdash;but will his sacrifice be enough to make her love him?
The postman always rings twice by James M Cain( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 535 libraries worldwide
An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one, grisly solution, a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve. First published in 1934 and banned in Boston for its explosive mixture of violence and eroticism, "The postman always rings twice" is a classic of the roman noir. It established James M. Cain as a major novelist with an unsparing vision of America's bleak underside, and was acknowledged by Albert Camus as the model for "The stranger."
Three of a kind by James M Cain( Book )
37 editions published between 1804 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Séduit par la troublante Phyllis Dietrichson, l'agent d'assurance Walter Neff conspire avec elle le meurtre de son mari après lui avoir fait signer une police prévoyant une indemnité pharaonique en cas de mort accidentelle. Évidemment, la compagnie d'assurance va suspecter la fraude, mais Walter et Phyllis sont intelligents, déterminés et totalement sans scrupules. Le crime parfait existe-t-il ? Peut-on vraiment échapper à une vie rangée pour éprouver le grand frisson aux côtés d'une femme fatale ?
The magician's wife by James M Cain( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
The moth by James M Cain( Book )
37 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 481 libraries worldwide
A sweeping tale of love, loss, and the pursuit of beauty during the Great Depression. From birth, Jack Dillon is a golden child. Blessed with blond locks, glittering eyes, and a perfect voice, he is the most popular child singer in Baltimore. But when puberty robs him of his voice and the stock market wipes out his family fortune, Jack is forced to rebuild. Over the next fifteen years, Jack will see it all. From Maryland to California and back again, he will become a football star, a soldier, and a tramp. Through it all, he never loses his eye for beauty, or his hunger
The enchanted isle by James M Cain( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
A young girl runs away to locate her real father and is involved in a deadly bank robbery and this is only the first startling turn in her roller-coaster ride of terror
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( visu )
68 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
An insurance man and a suburban wife conspire to trick her husband into a policy that pays double for accidental death, then push him from a train. It's an almost perfect crime
The institute : a novel by James M Cain( Book )
16 editions published between 1811 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 libraries worldwide
An academic looking for money finds a woman and trouble instead
Galatea by James M Cain( Book )
26 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Out of jail and back at work, a boxing trainer finds a woman worth fighting for. It took some doing, but Duke Webster is out of prison. Val Valenty arranged the parole, and now the onetime boxing coach is his puppet, breaking his back on Valenty's farm in exchange for a pittance. But Valenty is about to find out that boxing men never take orders without a scrap. The trouble starts when Webster meets Valenty's wife. A barrel-shaped woman whose extreme weight makes her old before her time, Holly stays fat on Valenty's cooking -- meat, potatoes, and endless gravy. Webster
 
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Cain J. M.
Cain J. M. 1892-1977
Cain, J. Mallahan.
Cain , James
Cain James 1892-1977
Cain, James M.
Cain, James M. 1892-197
Cain, James M. 1892-1977
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-197
Cain, James Mallaham 1892-1977
Cain James Mallahan
Cain, James Mallahan 1892-1977
James Cain
James M. Cain americký spisovatel a novinář
James M. Cain Amerikaans auteur
James M. Cain amerikansk manusforfattar
James M. Cain amerikansk manusförfattare
James M. Cain amerikansk manusforfatter
James M. Cain amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
James M. Cain Novelist, short story writer, journalist
James M. Cain scrittore, giornalista e sceneggiatore statunitense
James M. Cain US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller
Kʿein, Cheimsŭ M.
Kʿein, Cheimsŭ M. 1892-1977
Mallahan Cain, James 1892-1977
Джеймс Кейн
Кейн Д. М
Кейн, Д. М 1892-1977
Кейн, Джеймс
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ג'יימס קיין
קיין, ג'ימס מאלהאן
קין, ג'מס מלהן
קן, ג'מס מלהן 1892-1977
جميس كاين
جيمس كاين
جیمز ام کین فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
جیمز کین
제임스 M. 케인
케인, 제임스 1892-1977
케인, 제임스 맬러헌 1892-1977
ケイン, J. M
ケイン, ジェイムズ・M
ケイン, ジェームス
ジェームズ・M・ケイン
詹姆斯·凱恩
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