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ISBN: 0809313618 / ISBN-13: 9780809313617

Cain: The Biography of James M. Cain

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"I never knew a writer who regarded [writing] as anything but a refined form of crucifixion."--James M. Cain Although Cain was formerly dismissed as ... Show synopsis

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  • Cain: The Biography of James M. Cain (Southern Illinois University Press) – Hardcover (1987)
    by Roy Hoopes

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    Hardcover, Southern Illinois University Press
    1987
    English
    2nd ed.
    704 pages

    ISBN: 0809313618
    ISBN-13: 9780809313617

    "I never knew a writer who regarded [writing] as anything but a refined form of crucifixion."--James M. Cain Although Cain was formerly dismissed as merely a hardboiled writer, his finest works--"The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, "and "Double Indemnity"--are""now considered enduring classics of American literature. In this book Roy Hoopes gives as full a picture of the man and his life as will ever be written. The work was awarded an "Edgar" by the Mystery Writers of America.

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