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Edward Stratemeyer: The Man Who Created Nancy Drew

Edward Stratemeyer: The Man Who Created Nancy Drew

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by Bruce Watson
     
 
Edward Stratemeyer was the biggest selling writer you never heard of. In an age when top authors sold tens of thousands of books, Stratemeyer sold tens of millions. His name is unknown but his creations are the classics of kidlit: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, the Bobbsey Twins. These and dozens more were all created by Stratemeyer and a literary syndicate

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Edward Stratemeyer was the biggest selling writer you never heard of. In an age when top authors sold tens of thousands of books, Stratemeyer sold tens of millions. His name is unknown but his creations are the classics of kidlit: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, the Bobbsey Twins. These and dozens more were all created by Stratemeyer and a literary syndicate that churned out novels like Henry Ford made cars. In this amusing digital short, award-winning journalist Bruce Watson captures the thrills, spills, and dramatics of a man and his literary empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014239028
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
583,409
File size:
1 MB

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