Bachelor Nation

Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.72 hours)
Product Number: Z100128587
Released: Mar 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525527497
Narrator/s: Amy Kaufman
Publisher: Books on Tape
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*A New York Times Bestseller* The first definitive, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America's favorite guilty pleasure. For sixteen years and thirty-six seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's popularity and relevance have only grown—more than eight million viewers tuned in to see the conclusion of the most recent season of The Bachelor. 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 the best of Jane Austen.

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Author(s): Amy Kaufman
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Mar 06, 2018

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Author(s): Amy Kaufman
Product Number EB00710113
Released: Mar 06, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: #9781101985922

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