The Cocktail Waitress

Author: James M Cain
Editor: Titan Books
ISBN: 178116035X
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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... Includes a 4,000 word feature on the locating of this “lost” Cain novel, by Hard Case Crime editor, Charles Ardai
The Cocktail Waitress
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: James M Cain
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-21 - Publisher: Titan Books

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
The Cocktail Waitress
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: James P. Spradley, Brenda E. Mann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-21 - Publisher: Waveland Press

A 1975 classic, this highly readable, in-depth study examines a familiar female role in contemporary American society. The authors apply fieldwork methods to the study of social behavior in a college baras viewed from the perspective of cocktail waitresses. They describe in detail the day-to-day lives of women and the
The Cocktail Waitress
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: James M. Cain
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Hardcase Crime

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
The Cocktail Waitress
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: James P. Spradley, Brenda J. Mann
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