|Author||: James M. Cain|
|Publisher||: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard|
|Total Pages||: 304|
|Rating||: 4/5 (30 Downloads)|
Download or read book Mildred Pierce written by James M. Cain and published by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. This book was released on 2010-12-29 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Mildred Pierce, noir master James M. Cain creates a novel of acute social observation and devasting emotional violence, with a heroine whose ambitions and sufferings are never less than recognizable. 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.