Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce

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Mildred Pierce is the story of a determined and ambitious woman who, after her feckless husband abandons her, by hard work and sacrifice builds a successful business to ensure the future of her pampered and selfish daughter. But she isn't prepared for the intrigues and devastating betrayals of those closest to her. This is James M. Cain's most substantial novel and a classic of the Depression years.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 122 x 196 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752852043
  • 9780752852041

About James M. Cain

James M. Cain was born in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1892. Having served in the US Army in World War 1, he became a journalist in Baltimore and New York in the 1920's. He later worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood. Cain died in 1977show more

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6,467 ratings
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4 45% (2,894)
3 23% (1,482)
2 4% (286)
1 1% (59)
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