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Mortality and mythicization : the paradoxical detective in Lee Child's Jack Reacher series

Author: Summer Lynn Roberts; Austin College (Sherman, Tex.). Department of English.
Publisher: Sherman, TX : Austin College, 2013.
Dissertation: Senior Honors Thesis -- Austin College.
Series: Jack Reacher series.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : English
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"The Jack Reacher series is one of those that blend genres. Child's novels are primarily marketed as a suspense series....Despite its cliché villains and suspenseful mode, however, the Reacher series remains, at heart, a series about a man who is a detective....For Reacher, being a detective is not an occupation, it is a worldview.... Detective fiction initially evolved into two classic forms: the analytical and  Read more...
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Named Person: Jack (Fictitious character) Reacher; Lee Child
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Summer Lynn Roberts; Austin College (Sherman, Tex.). Department of English.
OCLC Number: 858826919
Notes: Typescript / Computer Printout.
Description: iv, 45 leaves ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Jack Reacher series.
Responsibility: by Summer Lynn Roberts.

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"The Jack Reacher series is one of those that blend genres. Child's novels are primarily marketed as a suspense series....Despite its cliché villains and suspenseful mode, however, the Reacher series remains, at heart, a series about a man who is a detective....For Reacher, being a detective is not an occupation, it is a worldview.... Detective fiction initially evolved into two classic forms: the analytical and the hardboiled...." -- Pages 2-3.

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