The price of salt

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New York : W.W. Norton, 2004, ©1990.
0393325997, 9780393325997
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262 pages ; 21 cm
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Fiction Highsmith
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New York : W.W. Norton, 2004, ©1990.
0393325997, 9780393325997


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"First published in the USA by The Naiad Press, Tallahassee, FL, in 1952 ... first published as a Norton paperback 2004"--Title page verso.
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"Published in Great Britain under the title Carol."--Title page verso.
From the Publisher: "I have long had a theory that Nabokov knew The Price of Salt and modeled the climactic cross-country car chase in Lolita on Therese and Carol's frenzied bid for freedom," writes Terry Castle in The New Republic about this novel, arguably Patricia Highsmith's finest, first published in 1952 under the pseudonym Clare Morgan. Soon to be a new film, The Price of Salt tells the riveting story of Therese Belivet, a stage designer trapped in a department-store day job, whose salvation arrives one day in the form of Carol Aird, an alluring suburban housewife in the throes of a divorce. They fall in love and set out across the United States, pursued by a private investigator who eventually blackmails Carol into a choice between her daughter and her lover. With this reissue, The Price of Salt may finally be recognized as a major twentieth-century American novel.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Highsmith, P., & Morgan, C. (20041990). The price of salt . W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 and Claire Morgan. 20041990. The Price of Salt. New York: W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 and Claire Morgan. The Price of Salt New York: W.W. Norton, 20041990.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Highsmith, Patricia, and Claire Morgan. The Price of Salt W.W. Norton, 20041990.

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