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  • ISBN: 9780307772930 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307772934 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989.

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General Note:
"Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., in 1941."
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Single mothers > Fiction.
Restaurateurs > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.

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