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The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972: Volume 11

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Description for The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972: Volume 11 Hardback. The Latest in Canongate's highly collectible and highly praised series, with an introduction by Kristin Chenoweth Num Pages: 344 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 173 x 32. Weight in Grams: 908. Illustrations. The Latest in Canongate's higly collectible and highly praised series, with an introduction by Kristin Chenoweth. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WHC. Dimension: 218 x 173 x 32. Weight: 910.

Peanuts surges into the 1970s with Schulz at the peak of his powers and influence: a few jokes about Bob Dylan, Women's Liberation and "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" aside, these two years are as timeless as Peanuts ever was. Sally Brown elbows her way to center stage, at least among the humans, and is thus the logical choice for cover girl . . . and in her honour, the introduction is provided by Broadway, television and film star Kristin Chenoweth, who first rose to Tony-winning fame with her scene-stealing performance as Sally in You're a Good ... Read more.

Two long Summer-camp sequences involve Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty, who has decided that Charlie Brown is madly in love with her, much to his clueless confusion. Snoopy shows up at camp as well, as does Peppermint Patty's new permanent sidekick, the one and only Marcie. The eternally mutable Snoopy mostly shakes off his World War I Flying Ace identity and turns into Joe Cool, college hipster extraordinaire. He writes a fan letter to his favourite author, Miss Helen Sweetstory, then goes on a journey to meet her, and finally enlists Charlie Brown's help when her latest opus, "The Six Bunny-Wunnies Freak Out," falls afoul of censors.

Also, Woodstock attends worm school, falls in love with a worm (perhaps the most doomed unrequited Peanuts love story ever!), and is nearly eaten by the neighbours' cat . . . Peppermint Patty is put on trial for another dress code violation . . . Snoopy turns Linus's blanket into not one but two sportcoats . . . Lucy hits a home run . . . and the birth of one Rerun Van Pelt!

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About Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1922 and grew up in Saint Paul. He gained a reputation worldwide as a cartoonist for his work on Peanuts. He died in 2000. Kristin Chenoweth is an American singer and actress, who has worked in film, television and in musical theatre. She is best known on Broadway for her ... Read more

Reviews for The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972: Volume 11
Beautifully designed . . . One of the high-water marks of post-war popular culture

Daily Telegraph

The world of Peanuts is a microcosm, a little human comedy for the innocent reader and for the sophisticated

Umberto Eco

A delicious wallow in a nostalgic world that has a lot ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972: Volume 11

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