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The Price of Salt

by Patricia Highsmith

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Published by Bantam Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lesbian couples -- Fiction.,
  • Lesbians -- Identity -- Fiction.,
  • Lesbians -- Fiction.,
  • Lesbian love stories.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination249 p. ;
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22940772M
    OCLC/WorldCa32734256

    The Price of Salt () would become the basis of the film adaptation, Carol, several decades later (), starring Cate Blanchett in the title role, with Rooney Mara as her young love interest. Highsmith had a dim view of humanity and was often described as a misanthrope. The Price of Salt (sometimes published under the title Carol) is a romance novel by Patricia Highsmith, written under the pseudonym Claire author – known as a suspense writer following the publication of her previous book, Strangers on a Train – became notorious due to the story's lesbian content and happy ending, the latter having been unprecedented in gay : Patricia Highsmith.

    The Price of Salt, or Carol Introduction. The Price of Salt has a long history of identity crises.. When she first published the book in as The Price of Salt, author Patricia Highsmith used a pseudonym: Claire 'd published one book prior, Strangers on a Train, and her new novel's content was on a totally different track from that thriller. The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith was published under the pseudonym Claire Morgan. Highsmith was at the start of a career writing thrillers about sociopaths (such as the one in her first book, Strangers on a Train, the basis for the Hitchcock film). T.

      This statistic shows the price of salt in the United States from to , broken down by salt type. In , the price of vacuum and open pan salt is estimated to stand at U.S. dollars. Highsmith’s book, The Price of Salt, became a lesbian-love cult-novel, due largely to its being the first authentic expression of a lesbian relationship that did not have the punishing ending that was prescribed by s morality. Highsmith was a lesbian herself (a fact she denied throughout most of her career), and this story is semi.


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“The Price of Salt” tells the story of a young woman’s infatuation with an older, wealthy woman, culminating in a road trip across s America. Slow burning, evocative, engaging while even occasionally funny and suspenseful, author Patiricia Highsmith weaves a tale of star-crossed lovers, one wise, confident, and guarded and the other Cited by: The Price of Salt is a romance novel by Patricia Highsmith under the pen name Claire Morgan.

It was published in and tells the story of love between two women. It was unique at the time because it was the only lesbian novel to feature a joyful ending. The Price of Salt is a brilliantly written story that may surprise Highsmith fans and will delight those discovering her work.

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It is a mesmerizing read.” The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (author of The Talented Mr. Ripley and other well-known novels) first published under the pseudonym of Claire Gordon in is an American classic. A huge bestseller when first published, currently it enjoys a well-deserved revival with the release of.

The Price of Salt changed my life. I used to drive an ice cream truck in Long Beach CA and would stop by the pier at a used book store to search the racks of pulp fiction for anything that had a modicum of same sex by:   Buy The Price of Salt Reprint by Highsmith, Patricia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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First published inthis book had been out of print until reissued by Antique Publications in 5, Open Salts will interest all glass and china collectors -- even those who don't specialize in open salts -- because many patterns were made in other types of wares/5.

In her afterword to her seminal novel, The Price of Salt, Patricia Highsmith reflected on how difficult it was to be a lesbian in New York in the s, as well as the challenges of finding a.

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It also supplies iodide, which provides nutritional support to various systems of the body. One of the most commonly used seasonings in the world /5(). Reprint of Edition. "The Price of Salt" is Highsmith's only lesbian novel. She is best known for her Ripley detective novels. It is a fairly realistic look at lesbian life in the s.

Originally published under the pseudonym of Claire Morgan to protect Highsmith's identity, this novel /5(17). THE PRICE OF SALT is an important book in the LGBT+ literary canon because it was one of the few exceptions in the sea of lesbian pulp fiction published during the 50s and 60s where neither of the heroines ended up married off, dead, or institutionalized.

No matter how dull or lackluster it seems today, one can only imagine how many feathers 4/5. Carol (The Price of Salt) by Patricia Highsmith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Price of Salt is the basis for the upcoming film Carol, starring Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, and Kyle Chandler, to be released Decem © Patricia Highsmith (P) Blackstone Audio, Inc.

The Price of Salt is the story of the love between Therese, a budding set designer who works in the toy department of a department store, and Carol, an elegant customer who comes into the store one the book was first published, inPatricia Highsmith--a thirty-year-old writer who'd just had a major success with her novel Strangers on a Train--couldn't take the risk of issuing a.

The Paperback of the The Price of Salt, or Carol by Patricia Highsmith at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. edition of The Book of Quickview. Book of Mormon. Facsimile Reprint of First.4/4(23). This is one of the rare books where the title isn't mentioned in the book aside from the cover page.

We're talking about the original title, of course, which is The Price of Salt, not the re-release title and the title of the film, Carol. That one is self-explanatory.

The Price of Salt is a lot more ambiguous. Therese mentions salt a handful of. After “The Price of Salt,” Highsmith published twenty more novels, many of which became movies, and nine short-story collections. She won several literary prizes and was heralded in : Margaret Talbot.

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Originally published in under a pseudonym, The Price of Salt was heralded as "the novel of a love society forbids." Highsmith's sensitive treatment of fully realized characters who defy stereotypes about homosexuality marks a departure from previous lesbian pulp fiction/5(74). First published in and touted as "the novel of a love that society forbids," the book soon became a cult classic.

Based on a true story plucked from Highsmith's own life, The Price of Salt (or Carol) tells the riveting drama of Therese Belivet, a stage designer trapped in a department-store day job, whose routine is forever shattered by a /5(11).Considered to be the first lesbian pulp novel to break the pulp publishing industry-enforced pattern of tragic consequences for its lesbian heroines, The Price of Salt was written under the pseudonym of Claire Morgan by Patricia Highsmith – the author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr.

Ripley/5(80).