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Description - Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year by Charles Brooks

In this edition of the acclaimed series, editor Charles Brooksdisplays, once again, his talent for choosing the most memorable,irreverent, and, at times, poignant artistry of todays most giftedcartoonists. His selection of top editorial cartoons from the UnitedStates and Canada runs the gamut, from presidential antics and politicalposturings to drawings that comment on almost every aspect of modern dailylife.From sports, education, health care, and the news media to crime, guncontrol, and the economy, Brooks gives the reader pictures that are trulyworth a thousand words. Best Editorial Cartoons lovers will laughas they encounter hilarious caricatures of VIPs, view renderings of thecommon man facing lifes incongruities, and see the foibles of societyrevealed in over 400 sketches.Brooks twenty-eighth volume includes David Horseys PulitzerPrize-winning work from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer , as well asthose of other talented and award-winning artists who have earneddistinctions over the past year. In addition to the cartoons, the bookalso contains introductory comments putting each section in a historicaland social perspective. With contributions from some 160 cartoonists, thislatest work is sure to be recognized as one of the best of the Bestseries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565547421
ISBN-10: 156554742X
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Pelican Publishing Co
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles Brooks

Charles Brooks is past president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and was a cartoonist for the Birmingham News for thirtyeight years. He has been the recipient of thirteen Freedom Foundation awards, a National VFW Award, two Vigilante Patriot awards, and a Sigma Delta Chi Award for editorial cartooning.

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