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He has been accused of doing with drawings and captions what Mark Twain did with words, and for anyone who has ever had a deep and meaningful relationship with a cat or dog, he is the only cartoonist who truly hits the mark. The unmistakable characters that populate George Booth's cartoon universe — from the frazzled and abundant pets to the pontificating garage mechanics to the nutty old ladies and their erratic potted plants — feel like family by now. Some of them, like the man in the tub and the violin-playing Mrs. Ritterhouse, have been around for decades, and they are as familiar and unforgettable as the wackiest of your wacky relatives. This book offers a large selection of Booth's best cartoons, along with what amounts to a running conversation between Booth and Lorenz that includes commentary on the work (and interesting insights into this quintessentially eccentric artist) as well as a smattering of biographical information.