Don't Stop Believin': The Unofficial Guide to Glee

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ECW Press, Sep 1, 2010 - Performing Arts - 200 pages
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The fictional high-school milieu of "Glee"--the wildly popular Fox television series that debuted in 2009--is celebrated and dissected in this detailed companion to the series. The songs, the students, and the idiosyncratic teachers all come under affectionate scrutiny in this fan's compendium. The familiar dramas that beset the members of the McKinley High glee club, New Directions, have struck a chord with a wide audience that ranges from tweens to 20-somethings and beyond. "Glee" watchers will relish this analysis of every relationship, fashion statement, insult, and triumph that is plumbed for greater meaning and nostalgic pleasure. The music that is such a key element of the show--a careful mix of show tunes and popular hits--is also thoughtfully discussed. Trivia, in-jokes, profiles of the actors, and a detailed synopsis of the show's first season make this an indispensable reference for the growing fan base of "gleeks" that are devoted to this fledgling television sensation.
 

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Review: Don't Stop Believin': The Unofficial Guide to Glee

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

Does anyone know where I can find this cause I don't really see it in Barnes and noble...help please :) Read full review

Review: Don't Stop Believin': The Unofficial Guide to Glee

User Review  - Debra Battle - Goodreads

Although there were something I wish were in the book it was nice to look back at the first season of shows for one of my favorite show on TV. Read full review

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Contents

introduction
the origins of glee
the making of glee
principal players
may 2009june 2010
108 mashup
109 wheels
110 ballad
113 sectionals
114 hello
115 the power of madonna
116 home
117 bad reputation
118 laryngitis
sources
acknowledgments

111 hairography
112 mattress
about the authors
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Erin Balser is an entertainment writer and literary critic whose writing has appeared in publications such as Green Perspectives, Quill & Quire, and Torontoist. She also manages several entertainment blogs. Suzanne Gardner is a marketing specialist with wide experience in social media and online promotion. She writes and reviews for several print and online publications, including  ImprintQuill & Quire, and Sweetspot. They both live in Toronto, Ontario.

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