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Schulz Son Slams New Bio Of Late Father

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

After one of "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz's sons read an advance copy of the epic new biography of his late father, he quipped to author David Michaelis: "I guess we were all expecting vanilla, but got Rocky Road."

Actually, Michaelis told E&P last month, the Schulz family knew from his "Schulz and Peanuts" proposal and from his 1998 biography of artist N.C. Wyeth that he would take a warts-and-all approach. The result? A book that puts a dent in Schulz's public sainthood by chronicling his flaws in addition to the positives.

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