Mildred Pierce (The Best Mysteries of All Time)
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- Seller:Arch Reads
- Sales Rank:1,947,563
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.2
- Dimensions (in):8.6 x 5.6 x 1.2
- Publication Date:2003
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.
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