Greenwald featured in documentary, discusses her book
Professor Marilyn Greenwald has been featured in a recent Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio documentary, "The Mystery of the Stratemeyer Legacy." The hour-long documentary focused on the Stratemeyer Syndicate, which published the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift series and other children’s books.
Dr. Greenwald talked about the Hardy Boys and her book, "The Secret of the Hardy Boys: Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate," which details 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 book was published by Ohio University Press in 2004.
Dr. Greenwald is also author of The Telegraph, Painesville, Ohio, 1976-78; A Woman of the Times: Journalism, Feminism and the Career of Charlotte Curtis (Ohio University Press, 1999) (Book named a Notable Book of the New York Times, 1999); co-author of The Big Chill: Investigative Reporting in the Current Media Environment (Iowa State University, 2000) (Book received national Sigma Delta Chi award for research, 2000); and co-author of Reporting Public Affairs: The Citizens’ News (Wm. C. Brown, 1991) with Ralph Izard.
- contact Dr. Marilyn Greenwald, Professor at 740.593.4387 or visit www.ohioswallow.com/book/The+Secret+of+the+Hardy+Boys
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