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Buck Wild Doonesbury: A Doonesbury Book

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Publisher Comments:

Actual events may provide plenty of grist for the cartoon mill, but it takes a mind like Garry Trudeau's to sift through it for the hilarious kernel of truth. From the Bill Clinton-Ken Starr face-off to high-flying Internet start-ups to new ways to plagiarize term papers, Trudeau hones in on the things we take so seriously and livens them up with craftyjolts of jocularity.

In this Doonesbury collection, Buck Wild Doonesbury, Trudeau is at his best. We watch as Uncle Bernie pulls the plug on Mike and Kim's entrepreneurial venture, the virtual company that follows that rich tradition of losing money and lots of it. We sit in on a press conference with America's most famous special prosecutor who admits he spent four years "Leaking. Trolling. It's been hectic." And we behold Zonker as he passes along his long-held slacker philosophy to his young nephew Zipper.

Through it all, Doonesbury retains its fresh and innovative style. Doonesbury has, over the years, tweaked everything and nearly everyone, from Donald Trump's aggressive real estate style to Dan Quayle's unblinking stance on family values to Newt Gingrich's ticking-time-bomb technique, while keeping us entertained with characters including Boopsie, Duke, J.J., B.D., and Earl. Buck Wild Doonesbury, like the strip, is provocative, controversial, and hilarious.

About the Author

Raised in Saranac, New York, Garry Trudeau began drawing Doonesbury in 1970 as Bull Tales in the Yale Daily News. He has also written for television and the Broadway stage, and works as a contributing essayist for Time. He lives in New York with his wife and children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780740700156
Author:
Trudeau, G B
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Author:
Trudeau, G. B.
Location:
Kansas City :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Form - Cartoons & Comics
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
American wit and humor, pictorial
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
Cartoons
Subject:
Caricatures and cartoons
Subject:
Comic books, strip, etc
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Comics & Cartoons
Subject:
Form - Comic Strips & Cartoons
Subject:
Humor-Cartoon Comics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Doonesbury Books Andrews & McNeel
Series Volume:
209
Publication Date:
September 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
10.88 x 9 in 17.22 oz
Age Level:
from 15

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