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Up Front - Bill Mauldin, Stephen E. Ambrose
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[SR: 86332], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780393050318], W. W. Norton & Company, W. W. Norton & Company, Book, [PU: W. W. Norton & Company], W. W. Norton & Company, The definitive biography of the greatest cartoonist of the Greatest Generation. "The real war," said Walt Whitman, "will never get in the books." During World War II, the truest glimpse most Americans got of the "real war" came through the flashing black lines of twenty-two-year-old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin. Week after week, Mauldin defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his wildly popular cartoon, "Up Front," to the pages of Stars and Stripes. "Up Front" featured the wise-cracking Willie and Joe, whose stooped shoulders, mud-soaked uniforms, and pidgin of army slang and slum dialect bore eloquent witness to the world of combat and the men who lived―and died―in it.This taut, lushly illustrated biography―the first of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin―is illustrated with more than ninety classic Mauldin cartoons and rare photographs. It traces the improbable career and tumultuous private life of a charismatic genius who rose to fame on his motto: "If it's big, hit it." , 4375, Comic Strips, 4366, Comics & Graphic Novels, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 1839, How To Create Comics & Manga, 14292115011, Anime & Cartoons, 14292116011, Comics, 14292118011, Manga, 4366, Comics & Graphic Novels, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4456, Humor, 271590011, Business & Professional, 4459, Cats, Dogs & Animals, 4460, Comedy, 4461, Computers & Internet, 4462, Cooking, 4463, Doctors & Medicine, 4464, Essays, 4468, Hunting & Fishing, 4469, Jokes & Riddles, 10166930011, Language, 4470, Lawyers & Criminals, 4471, Limericks & Humorous Verse, 4472, Love, Sex & Marriage, 761128, Parenting & Families, 4473, Parodies, 4474, Political, 4475, Puns & Wordplay, 271591011, Religion, 4476, Rural Life, 4477, Satire, 4479, Science & Scientists, 4480, Self-Help & Psychology, 4481, Sports, 4482, Theories of Humor, 4483, Urban Legends, 86, Humor & Entertainment, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4808, Americas, 4809, Canada, 4810, Caribbean & West Indies, 4826, Central America, 4835, Greenland, 4836, Mexico, 4837, Native American, 4840, South America, 4853, United States, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 5019, Pictorials, 5011, Military, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 5031, World War II, 5011, Military, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 12040, Journalism & Nonfiction, 12015, Writing, 5267707011, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, 21, Reference, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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The real war," said Walt Whitman, "will never get in the books." During World War II, the truest glimpse most Americans got of the "real war" came through the flashing black lines of twenty-two-year-old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin. Week after week, Mauldin defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his wildly popular cartoon, "Up Front," to the pages of Stars and Stripes. "Up Front" featured the wise-cracking Willie and Joe, whose stooped shoulders, mud-soaked uniforms, and pidgin of army slang and slum dialect bore eloquent witness to the world of combat and the men who lived and died in it.This taut, lushly illustrated biography the first of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin is illustrated with more than ninety classic Mauldin cartoons and rare photographs. It traces the improbable career and tumultuous private life of a charismatic genius who rose to fame on his motto: "If it's big, hit it. arts music and photography,cartooning,comics and graphic novels,education and reference,graphic design,history,humor,humor and entertainment,humorous,journalism and nonfiction Graphic Design, Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.

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The real war, said Walt Whitman, "will never get in the books." During World War II, the truest glimpse most Americans got of the "real war" came through the flashing black lines of twenty-two-year-old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin. Week after week, Mauldin defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his wildly popular cartoon, "Up Front," to the pages of Stars and Stripes. "Up Front" featured the wise-cracking Willie and Joe, whose stooped shoulders, mud-soaked uniforms, and pidgin of army slang and slum dialect bore eloquent witness to the world of combat and the men who lived?and died?in it.This taut, lushly illustrated biography?the first of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin?is illustrated with more than ninety classic Mauldin cartoons and rare photographs. It traces the improbable career and tumultuous private life of a charismatic genius who rose to fame on his motto: "If it's big, hit it." Books, [PU: W. W. Norton]

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2000. Facsimile of the 1945 edition, with new Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/DJ Near Fine. Illus. by Bill Mauldin. Octavo., W.W. Norton & Co., 2000

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In his drawings of the infantry dogfaces Willie and Joe, Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Mauldin created the immortal archetypes of the American fighting man. This reissue of his 1945 classic book of text and drawings features a spectacular new Foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780393050318
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0393050319
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: W W NORTON & CO
228 Pages
Weight: 0,526 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780393050318

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-393-05031-9, 978-0-393-05031-8


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