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Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her
 
 
Author
Melanie Rehak.
Publisher Harcourt  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8 x 5.25 x 1 inches
ISBN 9780156030564
Pages/Publication Date 364/2006
Daedalus Item Code 23246
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In 1930 a plucky girl detective stepped out of her blue roadster, dressed in a smart tweed suit, ready to restore a stolen inheritance to its rightful owner. Later, tied up by villains, she managed to free herself and bring them to justice—all while wearing a pencil skirt and high heels. Eighty million books later, Nancy Drew has survived the Depression, World War II, and the '60s, and is as beloved by girls today as she was by their grandmothers. Here Melanie Rehak solves the mystery of who created Nancy Drew, and how she went from pulp heroine to American icon.

"Rehak sheds light on perhaps the most successful writing franchise of all time and also the cultural and historic changes through which it passed. Grab your flashlights, girls. The mystery of Carolyn Keene is about to begin."—Karen Joy Fowler

 
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