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The cocktail waitress, by James M. Cain

Label
The cocktail waitress
Title
The cocktail waitress
Statement of responsibility
by James M. Cain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A rerelease of a classic tale by the New Yorker journalist and author of The Postman Always Rings. 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
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Summary
A rerelease of a classic tale by the New Yorker journalist and author of The Postman Always Rings. 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10133443
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3505.A3113
LC item number
C63 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A hard case crime novel
Series volume
HCC-109
Target audience
adult
Label
The cocktail waitress, by James M. Cain
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5583164
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st hard case crime ed.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9781781160329
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn785873779
  • (OCoLC)785873779
Label
The cocktail waitress, by James M. Cain
Publication
Control code
5583164
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st hard case crime ed.
Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9781781160329
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn785873779
  • (OCoLC)785873779

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