Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her
Publish date: September 12th 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
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I read this in college and it opened my eyes, on finding a copy on our first venture out this past weekend in a second hand shop I figured it was time to give it another go since I've read a few of the original Nancy Drews now. 'Girl Sleuth' traces the history of the 'Nancy Drew' series from its ...
It's been very hard to write about this book and not make it sound sound like it's The Story of Mildred Wirt Benson. That's my bias right there - after reading so much about her (and then reading more online) I'm now a huge Mildred fan, and in the rest of this I'll have to try and restrain myself fr...
Nancy Drew was my first exposure to the fiction mystery novel, and it didn't take third grade me long to figure out the formula. Something crazy happens, Nancy is on the case with her pair of good friends, and then she messes around until she is knocked out, and the criminal reveals all. Not exactly...
Rating: 4* of fiveThe Book Description: A plucky "titian-haired" sleuth solved her first mystery in 1930. Eighty million books later, Nancy Drew has survived the Depression, World War II, and the Sixties (when she was taken up with a vengeance by women's libbers) to enter the pantheon of American gi...
Before the age of 13, I'd read every single Nancy Drew book published (and all the Hardy Boys books, too). I devoured them, loving the tension and the gradual sorting-out of clues. I never knew until much later that Nancy Drew was created and written by a team of writers, beginning in the 1930s!I wa...