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Summary: Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY POS

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Summary: Beautiful widow Joan Medford reluctantly works as a waitress to regain custody of her young son and considers relationships with a seductive con artist and a wealthy but unwell older man who proposes an unconventional marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hardcase Crime 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAI

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAI

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Summary: A drifter and the bored young wife of a middle-aged cafe owner become lovers and murder her husband. They escape justice, but eventually are caught in their own web.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Caedmon 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAI

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1995

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Cain

Summary: Drifter Frank Chambers comes to work for Cora and her husband in their California roadside diner. Frank eyes the pouty, luminous Cora, the much-younger bride of the diner's proprietor. Frank and Cora become lovers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY POS

Summary: An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MIL NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIL

Summary: Walter Neff is a smooth talking insurance salesman who meets the very attractive Phyllis Dietrichson when he calls to renew her husband's automobile policy. The couple are immediately drawn to each other and have an affair. They scheme together to murder Phyllis' husband for life insurance money with a double indemnity clause. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. Barton Keyes is the wily...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY DOU

Summary: Mildred Pierce is a woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter Veda, including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIL