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, The Regents of the University of California, San Diego; in cooperation with Publisher’s Del Mar, CA, 1976. This book lists all of the great detectives of the past and their creators, beginning with Poe. John Ball launched his career with the novel,
In the Heat of the Night
, which launched his series detective, Virgil Tibbs.
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The Art of the Mystery Story, A Collection of Critical Essays
, New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 1946, 1974. Index Copyright, 1974. Introduction Copyright, 1992 by Robin W. Winks. A representative selection of essays about the modern mystery-crime-detective story from Poe to the present. It includes a chapter, “Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories”.
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The Girl Sleuth
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Norton, Donna E.,
Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction To Children’s Literature
, Third Edition, New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991. This text is intended for any adult who is interested in evaluating and sharing children’s literature.
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You Know My Method: The Science of the Detective
, Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1994. It includes a chapter, “The Detective As Hero of Methodical Winking,” and an in depth expose of the science employed by several of the great detectives.
Vivelo, Jackie, “ The Mystery of Nancy Drew,
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