"G" is for Grafton: The World of Kinsey Millhone [NOOK Book]

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Finally in paperback and now fully revised and updated through "O" Is for Outlaw, the reader's companion to the world of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone

With the cooperation of Sue Grafton, who provided unprecedented access to her working journals, authors Natalie Hevener Kaufman and Carol McGinnis Kay have created a fully dimensional biography of Kinsey Millhone that will ...

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Overview

Finally in paperback and now fully revised and updated through "O" Is for Outlaw, the reader's companion to the world of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone

With the cooperation of Sue Grafton, who provided unprecedented access to her working journals, authors Natalie Hevener Kaufman and Carol McGinnis Kay have created a fully dimensional biography of Kinsey Millhone that will answer every question readers have ever had. Here is a feast for Kinsey's fans, including such features as time lines, maps, floor plans, case logs, and photographs.

But this book is also a revealing journey into the mind and work habits of Kinsey's creator. You'll learn why Grafton chose to write detective fiction and how she responds to runaway plot lines and unruly characters. You will find out what titles she has discarded in the series, what she plans for Kinsey's future, and how she sees their evolving relationship. Ultimately, you'll understand why Grafton is so esteemed in the field of detective fiction and, from an analysis of her craft, why she has earned so prominent a place in American letters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466854253
  • Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 304,467
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Edgar-Award winning authors Natalie Hevener Kaufman and Carol McGinnis Kay are on the faculty at the University of South Carolina at Columbia. Kaufman is a legal scholar and Kay specializes in Shakespeare, and both have run panels on women and detective fiction for the Popular Culture Association.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Excellent work

    Fans of the series will find ¿G¿ IS FOR GRAFTON: THE WORLD OF KINSEY MILLHONE a very entertaining look at their superheroine. This book is an update of the 1998 Edgar Award winning work. This biographical fiction/biography appears all encompassing as it takes the reader inside the head of Kinsey by analyzing the ¿A¿ through ¿O¿ novels as well as providing insight into the Millhone creator, Sue Grafton.<P> This is a complete look at the fictional in your face detective that is must reading for fans. The index allows the audience to pick and choose topics, but reading the book from cover to cover is fun for fans that want to get inside the minds of the character and its author.<P> Harriet Klausner

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