The Resource Career in C major and other fiction, (electronic resource)

Career in C major and other fiction, (electronic resource)

Label
Career in C major and other fiction
Title
Career in C major and other fiction
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Language
eng
Summary
From a famous tough-guy writer, a collection of shockingly funny stories Ever since she got married, Doris has regretted giving up her singing career. After years of domestic drudgery, she decides to take one last crack at becoming an opera singer, even if it means sacrificing everything for the sake of her dream. Her contractor husband is fully supportive, having no idea that the family's true musical genius isn't Doris-it's him. In this and other stories in Career in C Major, James M. Cain shows off a light comedic touch that will surprise readers who are familiar only with his crime novels The Postman Always Rings Twice and Double Indemnity. But Cain had been publishing funny stories, articles, and satire since his early days as a reporter for H. L. Mencken's Baltimore Sun, and was just as comfortable writing about singers as he was about killers. This collection of Cain's lighter work shows that if an author is tough it doesn't mean he can't crack a smile
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1892-1977
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Cain, James M.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1922-
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  • Hoopes, Roy
  • hoopla digital
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  • Short stories
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Career in C major and other fiction, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11561296
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11561296
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11561296
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Career in C major and other fiction, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11561296
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11561296
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11561296
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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