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Mildred Pierce [electronic resource] / James M. Cain.

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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.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 10:00:47.
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.
Subject: Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Conflict of generations > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Single mothers > Fiction.
Restaurateurs > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Audiobooks.

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