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By Patrick Millikin

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The Cocktail Waitress

by James M Cain

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"The Cocktail Waitress will involve you, and then shock you with an ending you'll never forget. This is a true rarity: a reader's novel that's also a literary event." - Stephen King

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...  

Date
August 25
Time
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
4014 N Goldwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ United States