The Biography of James M. CainBook - 1987
I never knew a writer who regarded writing] as anything but a refined form of crucifixion. James M. CainAlthough Cain was formerly dismissed as merely a hardboiled writer, his finest works"The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, "and "Double Indemnity"are" "now considered enduring classics of American literature.In this book Roy Hoopes gives as full a picture of the man and his life as will ever be written. The work was awarded an Edgar by the Mystery Writers of America."
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: PS3505.A3113 Z69 1987
Characteristics: xix, 684 p. : ill. ; 24 cm