40 by G. B. Trudeau
A Doonesbury Retrospective

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Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/26/2010Pages: 696

About G. B. Trudeau

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G. B. Trudeau has been drawing his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip for more than forty years. In addition to cartooning, Trudeau has worked in theater, film, and television. He also has been a contributing columnist for the New York Times op-ed page and later an essayist for Time magazine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jane Pauley. They have three grown children.Trudeau maintains a vivid online presence at www.doonesbury.com and offers deployed troops a forum via his milblog The Sandbox.Online:www.doonesbury.com
Published October 26, 2010 by Andrews McMeel Publishing. 696 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Publishers Weekly

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This monolithic overview of G.B. Trudeau's landmark newspaper strip is the most comprehensive book on the subject imaginable, a must-read for both fans and those interested in what amounts to a chroni

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The New York Times

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“40: A Doonesbury Retrospective” is a thoughtful sampling of roughly 13 percent of G. B. Trudeau’s consistently excellent, Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strips.

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Entertainment Weekly

40: A Doonesbury Retrospective (2010) Of the many figures to emerge from America’s post-counterculture, Garry Trudeau has been one of the country’s long-distance runners.

Oct 27 2010 | Read Full Review of 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective

Tampa Bay Times

It has been years since I thought about — really thought about — Doonesbury, Garry Trudeau's Russian novel of a comic strip, in which dozens of characters loop in and out of one another's orbits, sketching a portrait of their times.

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Portland Book Review

695 pages with over 14,000 strips, this memorial will take you back in time with reminders of the times and your own personal memories of the beloved, albeit often times, bizarre comic strip.

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North Jersey

Trudeau's "40: A Doonesbury Retrospective" features close to 2,000 strips — amazingly, a number representing only 13 percent of the total published — as well as essays from Trudeau that detail the genesis of "Doonesbury" and many of its 40 major characters, from old standbys Boopsie, Joanie Caucu...

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