The Legend of the Lost Gold

The Legend of the Lost Gold Nancy Bess and George are on holiday in Big Sur on the rugged California coastline It isn t long after they check into the Opa Tourist Lodge that Nancy discovers their retreat is a hotbed of crime a

Nancy, Bess and George are on holiday in Big Sur, on the rugged California coastline It isn t long after they check into the Opa Tourist Lodge that Nancy discovers their retreat is a hotbed of crime and deception.

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The Legend of the Lost Gold

  1. Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people both men and women over the years The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer Edna contributed 10 plot outlines before passing the reins to her sister Harriet It was Mildred Benson aka Mildred A Wirt , who breathed such a feisty spirit into Nancy s character Mildred wrote 23 of the original 30 Nancy Drew Mystery Stories , including the first three It was her characterization that helped make Nancy an instant hit The Stratemeyer Syndicate s devotion to the series over the years under the reins of Harriet Stratemeyer Adams helped to keep the series alive and on store shelves for each succeeding generation of girls and boys In 1959, Harriet, along with several writers, began a 25 year project to revise the earlier Carolyn Keene novels The Nancy Drew books were condensed, racial stereotypes were removed, and the language was updated In a few cases, outdated plots were completely rewritten.Other writers of Nancy Drew volumes include Harriet herself, she wrote most of the series after Mildred quit writing for the Syndicate and in 1959 began a revision of the first 34 texts The role of the writer of Carolyn Keene passed temporarily to Walter Karig who wrote three novels during the Great Depression Also contributing to Nancy Drew s prolific existence were Leslie McFarlane, James Duncan Lawrence, Nancy Axelrod, Priscilla Doll, Charles Strong, Alma Sasse, Wilhelmina Rankin, George Waller Jr and Margaret Scherf.

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  1. Book Review Author of book Keene, CarolynThe Legend of the Lost Gold Kelcey De La Torre Do you like mystery stories Then this is the book for you This book is a mystery book that sets you off your feet The details are incredible and the characters are unbelieveable The characters in this book are Nancy Drew as the star, she is an average teenage girl but also a detective She helps her father a lot with many mystery cases he needs to solve There is also her two best friends named George and Bess. [...]


  2. Yet again another good read from Carolyn Keene Nancy, the well loved detective, and her two friends, Bess and George, on another case The mystery was interesting I couldn t put the book down Throughout the book, I was trying to solve this case until a very detail in this story told me who it is was I think I was interest in the details of the story hen the characters.The Legend of the Lost GoldNancy, George, and Bess go on Vacation to The Big Sur, California to stay at Opa, a tourist lodge Wher [...]


  3. While visiting the Opa Lodge on vacation Nancy along with Bess and George become mixed up in the problems of the young owner of Opa Lodge Plagued with incidents of vandalism, are competitors trying to run her out of business Add in the mystery of a long lost cave that may be filled with gold and some ruthless treasure hunters and you ve got a mystery fit for Nancy Drew




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