"G" Is for Grafton: The World of Kinsey Millhone
G Is for Grafton The World of Kinsey Millhone Author:Natalie Hevener Kaufman, Carol McGinnis Kay Finally in paperback and now fully revised and updated through "O" Is for Outlaw, the reader's companion to the world of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone — With the cooperation of Sue Grafton, who provided unprecedented access to her working journals, authors Natalie Hevener Kaufman and Carol McGinnis Kay have created a fully dimensional biog... more »raphy of Kinsey Millhone that will answer every question readers have ever had. Here is a feast for Kinsey's fans, including such features as time lines, maps, floor plans, case logs, and photographs.
But this book is also a revealing journey into the mind and work habits of Kinsey's creator. You'll learn why Grafton chose to write detective fiction and how she responds to runaway plot lines and unruly characters. You will find out what titles she has discarded in the series, what she plans for Kinsey's future, and how she sees their evolving relationship. Ultimately, you'll understand why Grafton is so esteemed in the field of detective fiction and, from an analysis of her craft, why she has earned so prominent a place in American letters.« less
This is a book for dedicated Sue Grafton fans--not another of her mysteries, but a description of Kinsey Millhone's world, including a time line, maps, floor plans, a case log, and photographs. It also includes information about Grafton herself, including her work habits and why she chose to write detective fiction. At the end, two lists give Sue Grafton's many awards and her numerous works, up to 1997 ("O" is for Outlaw).