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CSI:Madison - The Postman Always Rings Twice

James M. Cain's first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, is the noir novel that paved the way for all the noir fiction that followed. Frank Chambers, a drifter, is dropped from the back of a truck at a rundown rural diner. When he spots Cora, the owner's wife, he instantly decides to stay. The sexy young woman, married to Nick, a violent and thuggish boor, is equally attracted to the younger man and sees him as her way out of her hopeless, boring life. They begin a clandestine affair and plot to kill Nick, beginning their own journey toward destruction.

Book Club Info
Title: 
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Author: 
James M. Cain
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Event Info
Date: 
Thursday, August 17, 2006 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
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