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Author Rehak, Melanie.
Title Girl sleuth : Nancy Drew and the women who created her / Melanie Rehak.
Publication Info. Orlando : Harcourt, c2005.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  823.08 R    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 364 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-354) and index.
Contents The Stratemeyer clan -- Mildred -- Alma Mater -- Hawkeye days -- Nell Cody, Helen Hale, Diana Dare -- Nancy Drew Land -- Syndicate for sale -- An unfortunate break; or, the Cleveland writer comes into her own -- Motherhood and Nancy Drew -- "They are Nancy" -- The kids are hep -- Nancy in the age of Aquarius -- Becoming the girl detective -- Will the real Carolyn Keene please stand up?
Subject Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine), 1905- -- Characters -- Nancy Drew.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer -- Characters -- Nancy Drew.
Young adult fiction -- Publishing -- United States.
Girls -- Books and reading -- United States.
Keene, Carolyn -- Characters -- Nancy Drew.
Drew, Nancy (Fictitious character)
Teenage girls in literature.
Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Added Title Nancy Drew and the women who created her
ISBN 0151010412 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780151010417