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Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert (Dilbert)
Seven Years of Highly Defective People Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert - Dilbert
Author: Scott Adams
Since its debut in 1989, DILBERT has become *the* comic strip sensation, attracting fans from all corridors of working life. As DILBERT's popularity has grown, so has curiosity about the man behind the drawing table. Seven Years of Highly Defective People is filled with Scoff Adams' handwritten notes--notes that answer provocative questi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780836236682
ISBN-10: 0836236688
Publication Date: 9/1/1997
Pages: 256
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  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publ
Book Type: Paperback
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JavaJuice avatar reviewed Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert (Dilbert) on
Helpful Score: 3
What can I say? Another of Scott Adams 'Dilbert' books that you don't want to be drinking a beverage when you are reading it!! (Trust me, liquid hurts when it's coming out your nose!) I love the way Adams portrays corporate life!! If you need a good laugh, try this one!
reviewed Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert (Dilbert) on
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Chronicling (as the title suggests) seven years of the Dilbert comic strip, this book provides the best and brightest from the series. The individual strips are neatly laid out in appropriate categories (as opposed to completely chronologically) for each individual character, and it runs as an easy and enjoyable read for the first-time fan. The book's "handwritten" notes from Scott Adams (the creator) are amusing and insightful, giving not only additional anecdotes, but fun little stories as well, including the highly mysterious reason for why Dilbert's tie curls upwards, and where Adams got the name of the character from. The layout is easy to decipher (with clear text and large pictures), and the added color for some of the strips is an added bonus. You can easily read large sections of the books in one sitting, or conversely choose to read only one or a few more a day in order to space them out. Either way, the book is highly enjoyable, with both intelligent and often random jibes. Scott's sense of humor is dry at times and silly at others, but it is a good balance, and works well. The office setting is fun and easy to relate to, and the underlying political message in some of the strips (ranging from subtle to satire) is interesting and still perfectly understandable, even 12 to almost 20 years later.
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jcvest avatar reviewed Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert (Dilbert) on + 34 more book reviews
More great Dilbert cartoons ... what's not to love.
IMHO, these should be required reading for all mid level managers.
(The executives are too far gone already, it wouldn't do any good!)
reviewed Seven Years of Highly Defective People: Scott Adams' Guided Tour of the Evolution of Dilbert (Dilbert) on + 26 more book reviews
Pretty funny, I love Dilbert's humor.
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Each chapter chronicles a different character using selected cartoons (from previous books) to illustrate each one's development. This unique treasury is a tour of the origins and evolution of Dilbert's cast, and your tour guide is Dilbert's creator.


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