The Cocktail Waitress

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Following her husband's death in a suspicious car accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet and to have a chance of regaining custody of her young son. At the job she encounters two men who take an interest in her, a handsome young schemer who makes her blood race and a wealthy but unwell older man who rewards her for her attentions with a $50,000 tip and an unconventional offer of marriage...The last, lost crime novel by one of the greatest noir novelists of all time, author of Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity, and The Postman Always Rings Twice. Now published for the very first time - including an afterword by editor Charles Ardai!

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Following her husband's death in a suspicious car accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet and to have a chance of regaining custody of her young son.

At the job she encounters two men who take an interest in her, a handsome young schemer
who makes her blood race and a wealthy but unwell older man who rewards her for her attentions with a $50,000 tip and an unconventional offer of marriage...

The last, lost crime novel by one of the greatest noir novelists of all time, author of Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity, and The Postman Always Rings Twice. Now published for the very first time - including an afterword by editor Charles Ardai!

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Cocktail servers -- Fiction
FICTION / Crime
Mystery fiction
Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
Waiters and waitresses -- Fiction
Waitresses -- Fiction
Widows -- Fiction
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The cocktail waitress [electronic resource] / James M. Cain
The cocktail waitress [sound recording] / James M. Cain
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Fiction
Mystery
Romance
Swindlers and swindling
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Waiters and waitresses
Waitresses
Widows