Double Indemnity Summary
James M. Cain

Everything you need to understand or teach Double Indemnity by James M. Cain.

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Double Indemnity Summary

Double Indemnity, published in 1934, is Cain's second novel and is set in the young, booming city of Hollywood. In a city where insurance salesmen are close to the bottom of the social pecking order, Walter Huff rates as "average." Still, he is savvy enough to get through the door and get the prospect talking, except that when he makes a call to a certain Mr. Nirdlinger about renewing his auto policy...

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