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By Robert L. Gale

A pioneer in “hard-boiled fiction,” James Mallahan Cain accomplished reputation together with his first novel, The Postman regularly earrings Twice. His Double Indemnity and Mildred Pierce quickly undefined, as did winning motion picture types of all 3 novels. along with his seventeen different novels and various brief tales, Cain continues to be the most influential writers of the 20th century. This reference consultant to Cain’s oeuvre bargains a chronology detailing his lifestyles as reporter, Hollywood scenarist and best-selling writer. Entries for his fiction persist with, with plot synopses, identity of greater than 900 characters, and important commentaries, many mentioning works for extra interpreting. An creation to Cain's fiction and a source for students and aficionados, this compendium presents the main thorough exploration to this point of this significant American writer.

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