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This really comes down to one's ability to tell a story. The writer is clearly an excellent researcher. I just wish she could better convey a story. Read morePublished on March 17, 2013 by Bradley Guigar
...of a man who just wanted to draw cartoons. Well, and tinker with fast cars and sleep with a lot of interesting women. Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by J. Hundley
This solid biography traces Charles Addams' life from his semi-poor suburban upbringing to his first attempts at submitting free-lance cartoons to being a regular contributor to... Read morePublished on December 26, 2009 by Allen Smalling
'List of Addams' girlfriends. Apparently he was such a charming dude none of them minded his involvements with
any of the others...it was just part of his nature. Read more
My dad and Charlie were in business during their undergraduate days at UPenn. Dad would go out and take orders and Charlie would draw custom Christmas "and other special occasion"... Read morePublished on May 30, 2007 by Jeffrey Aldridge
Addams has always been my favorite cartoonist and I snatched a copy of this book as soon as I saw it. Read morePublished on January 5, 2007 by James D. Crabtree
"Charles Addams: A Cartoonist's Life" is a warm and tenderly written biography in which the essence of the man behind the dark side of his cartoons is gently exposed. Read morePublished on December 25, 2006 by Jon Hunt
Charles Addams was not the sinister character one might suppose created the Addams Family weirdos. Nor did he have an unhappy childhood that found expression in the darkest of his... Read morePublished on November 25, 2006 by Max Gartenberg