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The Resource Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure, Amy Kaufman

Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure, Amy Kaufman

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Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure
Title
Bachelor nation
Title remainder
inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure
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Amy Kaufman
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eng
Summary
For fifteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's popularity and relevance has only grown--more than eight million viewers tuned in to see the conclusion of the most recent season of The Bachelor. The iconic reality television show's reach and influence into the cultural zeitgeist is undeniable. Bestselling writers and famous actors live tweet about it. Die-hard fans--dubbed "Bachelor Nation"--come together every week during each season to participate in fantasy leagues and viewing parties. Bachelor Nation is the first behind-the-scenes, unauthorized look into the reality television phenomenon. Los Angeles Times journalist Amy Kaufman is a proud member of Bachelor Nation and has a long history with the franchise--ABC even banned her from attending show events after her coverage of the program got a little too real for its liking. She has interviewed dozens of producers, contestants, and celebrity fans to give readers never-before-told details of the show's inner workings: what it's like to be trapped in the mansion "bubble"; dark, juicy tales of producer manipulation; and revelations about the alcohol-fueled debauchery that occurs long before the fantasy suite. Kaufman also explores what our fascination means, culturally: what the show says about the way we view so-called ideal suitors, our subconscious yearning for fairy-tale romance, and how this enduring television show has shaped society's feelings about love, marriage, and feminism by appealing to a marriage plot that's as old as Jane Austen
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NjBwBT
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure, Amy Kaufman
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-293) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm91366373
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24 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9781101985908
Lccn
bl2017052931
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure, Amy Kaufman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm91366373
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9781101985908
Lccn
bl2017052931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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