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