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Perfectly Plum: Unauthorized Essays on the Life, Loves, and Other Disasters of Stephanie Plum, Trenton Bounty Hunter (Smart Pop)

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Speculating about the cultural metaphors in Janet Evanovichs wildly popular mystery series (which includes 11 books, from One for the Money to Eleven on Top), this anthology takes a look at lingerie-buyer-turned-bounty-hunter Stephanie Plum and catalogs her bad luck with cars (shes blown up quite a few), her good luck with men, her unorthodox approach to weapon storage, and the rich tapestry of her milieu: Trenton, New Jersey, also known as The Burg. The contributors praise the way the series smartly spoofs that familiar chick-lit epiphany—I have a bad job and what I really want is a good man!—in Bounty Hunting as a Metaphor for Dating, Why Stephanie Should Quit Her Job … but Never Will, and Nothing Better than a Bad Boy Gone Good. Several essays veer from the chick-lit perspective and focus instead on the comic theme of luck and chance that ties Stephanie to the barroom gamblers and gangster meanies of her home town in Luck of the Italian?: Skill versus Chance.

About the Author

Leah Wilson is the coeditor of King Kong is Back! and Mapping the World of Harry Potter and the editor of Welcome to Wisteria Lane. She lives in Dallas, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933771045
Subtitle:
Unauthorized Essays On the Life, Loves And Other Disasters of Stephanie Plum, Trenton Bounty Hunter
Author:
Wilson, Leah
Publisher:
Smart Pop
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Plum, stephanie (fictitious character)
Subject:
Evanovich, Janet
Subject:
Mystery & Detective Fiction
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Smart Pop
Publication Date:
20070511
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
185
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11 oz

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