The Resource Galatea, James M. Cain, (electronic resource)

Galatea, James M. Cain, (electronic resource)

Label
Galatea
Title
Galatea
Statement of responsibility
James M. Cain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Out of jail and back at work, a boxing trainer finds a woman worth fighting for. It took some doing, but Duke Webster is out of prison. Val Valenty arranged the parole, and now the onetime boxing coach is his puppet, breaking his back on Valenty's farm in exchange for a pittance. But Valenty is about to find out that boxing men never take orders without a scrap. The trouble starts when Webster meets Valenty's wife. A barrel-shaped woman whose extreme weight makes her old before her time, Holly stays fat on Valenty's cooking - meat, potatoes, and endless gravy. Webster puts her on a diet, slimming her down the way he would an over-the-hill pro in search of a comeback. But as her waistline shrinks and her beauty emerges, Valenty gets jealous - putting them on course for a bloody confrontation where only the hungry will survive
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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hoopla digital
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  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Spanish language materials
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Galatea, James M. Cain, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11557109
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11557109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11557109
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Galatea, James M. Cain, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11557109
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11557109
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11557109
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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