Mildred Pierce

Version: Unabridged
Author: James M. Cain
Narrator: Christine Williams
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature, Classics
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: March 2007
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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Mildred Pierce had gorgeous legs, a way with a skillet, and a bone-deep core of toughness. She used those attributes to survive a divorce in 1940s America and to claw her way out of poverty.

Reviews (1)

mildred pierce

Written by Anonymous on June 7th, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is a great story! I've read the book and seen both film versions. But, the reader on the audio book, Christine Williams, really brings the characters alive. This story also captures Los Angeles when it was still a small city. James Cain is a terrific writer and I wish he had written more books.

Author Details

Author Details

Cain, James M.

James Mallahan Cain (1892 - 1977) was a first-rate writer of American hard-boiled crime fiction. Born in Baltimore, the son of the president of Washington College, Cain began his career as a reporter, serving in the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and writing for "The Cross of Lorraine," the newspaper of the 79th Division. He returned from the war to embark on a literay career that included a professorship at St. John's College in Annapolis and a stint at "The New Yorker" as managing editor before he went to Hollywood as a script writer. Cain's famous first novel, The Postman Alway