The postman always rings twice ; Double indemnity ; Mildred Pierce ; and selected stories / James M. Cain ; with an introduction by Robert Polito.Material type: BookSeries: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.) ; 267.Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2003Description: xxxix, 594 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 037541438X; 9780375414381.Other title: Novels and stories [Spine title].Uniform titles: Selections. 2003 Subject(s): Psychological fiction, American | Detective and mystery stories, American | Noir fiction, American | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Noir fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Postman always rings twice.DDC classification: 813/.52 Other classification: 18.06 | HU 3291 Online resources: Publisher description | Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents Also issued online.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv).
The postman always rings twice -- Double indemnity -- Mildred Pierce -- Pastorale -- The baby in the ice box -- Dead man -- Brush fire -- The girl in the storm.
Also issued online.
Contains three novels and five short stories by American author James M. Cain, including "The Postman Always Rings Twice" about a drifter who embarks on a course of destruction when he falls for the wife of Nick, the genial owner of a roadside cafe.