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- ISBN: 1433280221 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 9781433280221 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [Ashland, Ore.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2007.
|General Note:|| Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Christine Williams.
|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. 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.
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 143900 KB; MP3 file size: 282093 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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