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I recently checked this out of the library to read & enjoyed it thoroughly.
For hardcore Nancy Drew fans like myself, it was a delight to read this very in-depth biography of Mildred Benson, Harriet Adams, and the Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Her narrative indeed has the drive, economy and precision of a good detective story.
I had to read this for a book report. It wasn't too bad but it was boring. I don't like biographiesPublished 10 months ago by Suzanne Wilkerson
What this book is, is a look into the conception and continuation of Nancy Drew, the iconic sleuth born in the brain of Edward Stratemeyer and brought to life through the efforts... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amanda M. Hayes
THis is hands down one of my favorite books. It is an insightful look into my favorite childhood series. It is also an insightful look into American history. Read morePublished 13 months ago by ksbitetto
All the information I always wanted to know about Carolyn Keene (and more)-- just wish I had known 50 years ago.Published 15 months ago by Jean
As a second-generation Nancy Drew fan I checked this book out of my local public library because I, for one, had never stopped to think about what all went into the creation of the... Read morePublished 19 months ago by CelticWomanFanPiano
This is an amazing book that weaves the history of the Girl Sleuth into the fabric of American society, showing the impact the series had on women's culture and the impact our... Read morePublished on August 1, 2009 by Barbara B.
For all you Nancy Drew lovers! This book will surprise and delight you.
Many interesting facts. Read more
Carolyn Keene wrote Nancy Drew. Carolyn Keene was a publication syndicate pseudonym. Who was the real Carolyn Keene? Anybody, who remembers Nancy Drew fondly, will love this book.Published on April 29, 2009 by Kent E. Schroder
Like many other adults whose life consists of books and then the rest of it, in my early years I read whatever I found, including--for purposes of this review--the Hardy Boys... Read morePublished on December 19, 2008 by Roger Lathbury