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Sep 01, 2015 like fever, mary beth keanes fictionalized biography of typhoid mary mallon, amy stewarts girl waits with gun tells the story of an iconoclastic early20thcentury woman without playing too fast. Mar 06, 2020 amy stewart discusses her novel girl waits with gun, a book club favorite based on the true story of constance kopp, one of the first women deputy sheriffs in america. From the new york times bestselling author of the drunken botanist comes an enthralling novel based on the forgotten, true story of one of the usas first female deputy sheriffs constance kopp doesnt quite fit the mould. Girl waits with gun a kopp sisters novel 97805444096. Truth is strange and fiction is charming in girl waits. Not only are we located in north jersey and new about all the cities amy wrote about we were all intrigued by constance knopp. From historical records of events she has inferred unique personality traits and with these developed a cast of credibly wilful and engaging characters.

Novelist amy stewart turns 1914 traffic accident into girl. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. A national bestseller a new york times editors choice a september 2015 indie next pick a publishers marketplace buzz bo. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart, 9781925228571, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Her debut novel girl waits with gun, based on a true story, was published to wide acclaim in 2015. A novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nati.

Amazon has put in development hourlong drama series girl waits with gun, based on amy stewarts bestselling book, from writers jennifer crittenden and gabrielle allan veep. Feb 26, 2018 amy stewarts girl waits with gun seemed like the perfect choice for me after some intense epic fantasy and current events books. Girl waits with gun makes excellent use of history to put a fresh spin on classic copandcrook types. Girl waits with gun is the first book in amy stewarts acclaimed kopp sisters series, based on the remarkable true story of one of americas first female deputy. Girl waits with gun, by amy stewart the new york times. Reading guide for girl waits with gun by amy stewart. Amy stewart is the new york times bestselling author of ten books, including girl waits with gun, lady cop makes trouble, the drunken botanist, and wicked plants. Spokane is reading will focus on girl waits with gun with concurrent book discussions and related programs at libraries throughout spokane county and in. Based on the reallife kopp sisters of bergen county, new jersey and the career of constance kopp, one of americas first female deputy sheriffs, in. Author amy stewart is best known for her nonfiction the drunken botanist. Author amy stewart discusses her novel girl waits with gun and its sequels at the wallingford public library for their one book program. Amy stewarts popular nonfiction titles include the drunken botanist, wicked plants, and wicked bugs.

Sep 01, 2015 girl waits with gun hits the bullseye. The secret plot to murder lincoln before the civil war amy stewart s debut novel girl waits with gun is an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book, a suspenseful historical mystery spiced with marvelouscharacters, wit, and humor. Girl waits with gun a kopp sisters novel book 1 kindle edition by stewart, amy. Stewarts debut novel girl waits with gun is an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book. Aug 30, 2015 amy stewarts first novel, girl waits with gun, follows her awardwinning nonfiction the drunken botanist, itself a dram of good cheer after her previous, excellently. Girl waits with gun by valglo1010 see profile 031919. The author created a signature cocktail for the book called the new jersey automobile based on an actual 1910sera cocktail called the automobile. The drunken botanist, wicked bugs, wicked plants, and flower confidential. Based on the real life adventures of constance kopp, this first book in the kopp sisters series has constance doing battle with the owner of a silk factory after his car collides with her horse and buggy. Amazon developing drama girl waits with gun based on book. This book first came to my consciousness when i was watching a film that used a quotation from the text let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story.

Girl waits with gun kopp sisters, band 1 amy stewart isbn. Buy a cheap copy of girl waits with gun book by amy stewart. Amy stewarts latest book is the novel girl waits with gun, which, by the way, is an actual newspaper headline about the character on which the book is based. They own an independent bookstore called eureka books, which is so independent that it lives in california while they live in oregon. It is absolutely delightful, with a heroine who is tall, loud, smart, and deeply protective of her family. She lives in portland with her husband scott brown, a rare book dealer. Her latest, girl waits with gun, is a novel based on a true story. I furiously tried to copy the reference because it sounded like. Lady cop makes trouble, the second in the kopp sisters series, came out in 2016. She sticks close to her sisters, norma and fleurette, and together they form an odd but functional trio. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart is a 2015 mariner books publication e book library edition constance kopp is my kind of heroine. The plot centers around a woman struggling to find her place in the world until the local sheriffs department enlists her help in bringing a gang to justice. She has also written six nonfiction books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including four new york times bestsellers. Novelist amy stewart turns 1914 traffic accident into.

Rileys book club girl waits with gun by amy stewart. Girl joined a stack of about half a dozen other books waiting to be read while i was busy at work but eventually it rose to the top. She lives in eureka, california, with her husband scott. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read girl waits with gun. The three sisters kopp reside without a male protector on their isolated new jersey farm. Amazon has put in development hourlong drama girl waits with gun based on amy stewarts bestselling book. But make no mistake, stewart effortlessly blends an uplifting story about independent women in the 1910s with themes that have relevance today. She is tall and broadshouldered, and she doesnt care much for keeping housea rarity for women in 1914. Mar 10, 2016 amy stewart is the new york times bestselling author of nine books, including girl waits with gun and the rest of the kopp sisters series, which are based on the true story of one of americas first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters. Im pleased to say that i liked everything about girl waits with gun. Its the first novel in the kopp sisters series, and it was released in 2015.

An historical novel based on the lives of constance kopp and her sisters norma and fleurette. The book incorporates historical newspaper coverage about the events from papers around the tristate area, and its a fun, wellwritten read. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart reading guidebook club. The secret plot to murder lincoln before the civil war amy stewarts debut novel girl waits with gun is an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book, a suspenseful historical mystery spiced with marvelous characters, wit, and humor. Girl waits with gun ebook by amy stewart rakuten kobo.

Sep 01, 2015 truth is strange and fiction is charming in girl waits with gun amy stewarts new novel is inspired by the reallife tale of the kopp sisters, three women who faced down a cruel factory owner. Girl waits with gun a kopp sisters novel book 1 kindle. Amy stewarts first novel, girl waits with gun, follows her awardwinning nonfiction the drunken botanist, itself a dram of good cheer after her previous, excellently. Amy stewart is the author of nine books, including the new kopp sisters series, which began with girl waits with gun. Truth is strange and fiction is charming in girl waits with gun amy stewarts new novel is inspired by the reallife tale of the kopp sisters, three women who faced down a cruel factory owner. Constance was a real person, as were her sisters norma and fleurette. Terence mcnallyhoughton mifflin harcourt a century ago a single woman in america was a dangerous one. Amy stewarts new novel is inspired by the reallife tale of the kopp sisters, three women who faced down a cruel factory owner after he. Girl waits with gun a kopp sisters novel book 1 kindle edition by.

Girl waits with gun is the first book in the kopp sisters series by nyt bestselling american author, amy stewart. Her first novel, girl waits with gun, grew out of a newspaper clipping about the kopps that she discovered during her research on a gin smuggler named henry kaufman. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart new jersey state library. And the buggy accident that sets off the books action actually happened. Amy stewart discusses her novel girl waits with gun, a book club favorite based on the true story of constance kopp, one of the first women deputy sheriffs in. From the new york times bestselling author of the drunken botanist comes an.

The secret plot to murder lincoln before the civil war amy stewart s debut novelgirl waits with gunis an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book, a suspenseful historical mystery spiced with. A national bestseller a new york times editors choice a september. Amy stewarts girl waits with gun seemed like the perfect choice for me after some intense epic fantasy and current events books. Apr 24, 2018 amazon has put in development hourlong drama series girl waits with gun, based on amy stewarts bestselling book, from writers jennifer crittenden and gabrielle allan veep. The series is based on the true story of three remarkable sisters who lived in new jersey a hundred years ago. Sep 01, 2015 amy stewart, author of girl waits with a gun. Amy stewart s truelife protagonist is a rough and tumble version of the early twentieth century s new woman. The author has cleverly expanded a real case from 191415 new jersey into a cracking good historical mystery featuring some terrific characters. Girl waits with gun is a historical fiction about the first female deputy sheriff in the usa and her two sisters. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart was one of the most enjoyable literary surprises of 2015, and the sequel, lady cop makes trouble houghton mifflin harcourt, pursues its clever premise. Girl waits with gun is a historical fiction book by amy stewart. Amazon developing drama girl waits with gun based on. Girl waits with gun by amy stewart smart bitches, trashy. When, on a fine july day in 1914, silk factory heir henry kaufman recklessly drives his motorcar into the buggy conveying constance.

Suzanne rindell, author of the other typist from the new york times bestselling author of the drunken botanist comes an enthralling. I actually won a book, girl waits with gun which is set in and around paterson, new jersey in the early part of the 20th century. She and her husband live in eureka, california and own a bookstore called eureka books. Read girl waits with gun by amy stewart available from rakuten kobo. The secret plot to murder lincoln before the civil war amy stewart s debut novelgirl waits with gunis an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book, a suspenseful historical mystery spiced with marvelouscharacters, wit, and humor. From the new york times bestselling author of the drunken botanist comes an enthralling novel based. Truth is strange and fiction is charming in girl waits with gun. Amy stewarts first novel, girl waits with gun, follows her awardwinning nonfiction the drunken botanist, itself a dram of good cheer. Jun 04, 2019 author amy stewart discusses her novel girl waits with gun and its sequels at the wallingford public library for their one book program. Like fever, mary beth keanes fictionalized biography of typhoid mary mallon, amy stewarts girl waits with gun tells the story of an iconoclastic early. Amy stewart is the new york times bestselling author of nine books, including girl waits with gun and the rest of the kopp sisters series, which are based on the true story of one of americas first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters. While stewart never learned if the smuggler kaufman was the same man who antagonized the. Amy stewart is the awardwinning author of seven books, including her acclaimed fiction debut girl waits with gun and the bestsellers the drunken botanist and wicked plants. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret.

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