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The High Window (1942)
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Murder & Mayhem: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and Selected Stories; The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window; The Human Factor; (Everyman's Library) by James M. Cain
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0394758269, Paperback)A wealthy Pasadena widow with a mean streak, a missing daughter-in-law with a past, and a gold coin worth a small fortune—the elements don't quite add up until Marlowe discovers evidence of murder, rape, blackmail, and the worst kind of human exploitation.
"Raymond Chandler is a star of the first magnitude."-- Erle Stanley Gardner
"Raymond Chandler has given us a detective who is hard-boiled enough to be convincing . . . and that is no mean achievement." -- The New York Times
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:35 -0400)
Philip Marlowe, a private detective, searches for a priceless gold coin Mrs. Murdock suspects was stolen by a member of her family
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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