Fools' Gold by Dolores Hitchens audiobook

Fools' Gold: A Library of America Audiobook Classic

By Dolores Hitchens
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Library of America
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    ISBN: 9781598534788

Two teenagers fresh out of stir set their sights on what looks like easy money in Dolores Hitchens’s Fools’ Gold (1958)—and get a painful education in how quickly and drastically a simple plan can spin out of control. The basis for Jean-Luc Godard’s film Band of OutsidersFools’ Gold is a sharply told tale distinguished by its nuanced portrait of a sheltered young woman who becomes a reluctant accomplice and fugitive. This classic novel is one of eight works included in The Library of America's two-volume edition Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s, edited by Sarah Weinman.

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Two teenagers fresh out of stir set their sights on what looks like easy money in Dolores Hitchens’s Fools’ Gold (1958)—and get a painful education in how quickly and drastically a simple plan can spin out of control. The basis for Jean-Luc Godard’s film Band of OutsidersFools’ Gold is a sharply told tale distinguished by its nuanced portrait of a sheltered young woman who becomes a reluctant accomplice and fugitive. This classic novel is one of eight works included in The Library of America's two-volume edition Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940s & 50s, edited by Sarah Weinman.

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Author Bio: Dolores Hitchens

Author Bio: Dolores Hitchens

Dolores Hitchens (1907–1973) was a prolific mystery writer, publishing Sleep With Strangers (1955), Fools’ Gold (1958), and The Watcher (1959), among other works, under her own name, and twenty additional suspense novels as D. B. Olsen.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 7.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English