Horace McCoy"s kiss tomorrow goodbye. by Horace McCoy

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Published by Serpent"s Tail in London, New York .

Written in English

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Book details

Other titlesKiss tomorrow goodbye
SeriesMidnight classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.A1715 K57 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1015892M
ISBN 101852424338
LC Control Number96068817
OCLC/WorldCa36959946

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That movie was banned in Ohio because of its immorality and that it showed step by step how to commit crimes. It is too bad McCoy didn't write more novels because what he did write was absolutely terrific/5(3). McCoy grew up in Tennessee and Texas; after serving in the air force during World War I, he worked as a journalist, film actor, and screenplay writer, and is author of five novels including They Shoot Horses, Don’t They.

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He escapes from a chain gang to join a pack of gangsters and a millionaire?s daughter falls in love with him, but eventually his past. Prior to e-books, this novel was rightly consigned to the bargain racks of urban used bookstores that smell like cat urine.

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Although a veteran of Black Mask, Horace McCoy resented his “hardboiled” classification, considering himself mainstream, and wrote only one genuine crime novel.

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Directed by Gordon Douglas. With James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond. Starting with a violent prison break, clever, ruthless Ralph Cotter corrupts everyone around him.

The Depression of the s led people to desperate measures to survive. The marathon dance craze, which flourished at that time seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money dancing the hours away for cash, for weeks at a time. But the underside of that craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms.

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Horace McCoy was born near Nashville, Tennessee in His novels include I Should Have Stayed Home (), and Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye ().

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McCoy’s resulting comeback, Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye, has had scarcer print runs but is often held in near-equal esteem as They Shoot Horses. Partial credit for. In “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,” adapted from Horace McCoy’s novel and produced by the star’s brother, William, Mr.

Cagney is taking up where he left off in last season’s “White Heat.” Not nearly as rewardingly, however. Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye by Horace McCoy, vintage Signet. As the novel progresses, Cotter’s narration becomes more strained when he’s stressed, and at times his words threaten to break into pieces.

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