This book looks at more than 500 fictional works featuring the rugged Mounties, overlapping such genres as Westerns, romances and mysteries. Entries provide author biographies, publication data and plot summaries. Major authors covered include James B. Hendryx, Alissa Craig, William Byron Mowery, Laurie York Erskine, Ralph Connor, James Oliver Curwood, and Ian Anderson. The author provides plot summaries, casts, and credits for about 225 films. The illustrated text is intended as a reference and collectors' guide. For those researching Canadian popular fiction, entries are keyed to listings and critical discussion in more than thirty other reference works. Also included are miscellaneous Big Little Books, comic books, comic strips, TV and radio shows, operas, stage dramas, and musicals.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Bernard A. Drew (B.A., English, Northeastern University) is managing editor of The Berkshire Courier, a weekly newspaper in Great Barrington, MA. He has edited the pulp mystery anthology Hard-Boiled Dames (1985) and compiled the reference books Western Series & Sequels (1986, with Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh), Action Series & Sequels (1988), and Skirting Danger: A Bibliography of Women Series Characters in Mystery, Police Procedural, Private Detective, Espionage, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Western, Romance, Juvenile and Action Novels (1989).