The Secret Of Hardy Boys: Leslie Mcfarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate

  • Title: The Secret Of Hardy Boys: Leslie Mcfarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate
  • Author: Marilyn S. Greenwald
  • ISBN: 9780821415474
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Secret Of Hardy Boys Leslie Mcfarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate The Secret of the Hardy Boys Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate recounts how a newspaper reporter with dreams of becoming a serious novelist first brought to life Joe and Frank Hardy who
    The Secret of the Hardy Boys Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate recounts how a newspaper reporter with dreams of becoming a serious novelist first brought to life Joe and Frank Hardy, who became two of the most famous characters in children s literature The author of the Hardy Boys Mysteries was, as millions of readers know, Franklin W Dixon Except there neThe Secret of the Hardy Boys Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate recounts how a newspaper reporter with dreams of becoming a serious novelist first brought to life Joe and Frank Hardy, who became two of the most famous characters in children s literature The author of the Hardy Boys Mysteries was, as millions of readers know, Franklin W Dixon Except there never was a Franklin W Dixon He was the creation of Edward Stratemeyer, the savvy founder of a children s book empire that also published the Tom Swift, Bobbsey Twins, and Nancy Drew series Embarrassed by his secret identity as the author of the Hardy Boys books, Leslie McFarlane admitted it to no one His son pried the truth out of him years later Having signed away all rights to the books, McFarlane never shared in the wild financial success of the series Far from being bitter, however, late in life McFarlane took satisfaction in having helped introduce millions of children to the joys of reading Author Marilyn Greenwald gives us the story of McFarlane s life and career, including for the first time a compelling account of his writing life after the Hardy Boys A talented and versatile writer, McFarlane adapted to sweeping changes in North American markets for writers, as pulp and glossy magazines made way for films, radio, and television It is a fascinating and inspiring story of the force of talent and personality transcending narrow limits.

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    1. Not what I was expecting. Leslie Mcfarlane wrote some of the Hardy Boys mystery series as one of the many ghost writers. I was hoping to learn more about the series (and Nancy Drew's etc.) original creator and how he set-up the writing syndicate.

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