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The Wounded and the Slain (Mass Market)
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THEIR VACATION IN PARADISE BECAME A DESCENT INTO HELL
Their marriage on the rocks, James and Cora Bevan flew to Jamaica for a last chance at patching things up. But in the slums of Kingston James found himself fighting for his life – while Cora found her own path to destruction, in the arms of another man.
Available for the first time in more than 50 years, this lost novel by legendary pulp author David Goodis is a stunning, shocking tale of cruelty, danger, desperation…and the possibility of redemption.
About the Author
David Goodis is one of the most enigmatic and acclaimed authors to come out of the world of pulp crime fiction. Goodis first rose to national attention with the novel Dark Passage, which was adapted as the classic film noir starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in 1947. Other notable film adapatations of Goodis’ work include Shoot The Piano Player by Francois Truffaut .