A Christmas story / Jean Shepherd.
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- ISBN: 9780307768735 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0307768732 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (131 pages) : illustrations
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.
The first 4 stories in this collection previously published in In God we trust, all others pay cash; the 5th story previously published in Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters.
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Duel in the snow, or, Red Ryder nails the Cleveland Street Kid -- The Counterfeit Secret Circle member gets the message, or, The asp strikes again -- My old man and the lascivious special award that heralded the birth of pop art -- Grover Dill and the Tasmanian devil -- The grandstand passion play of Delbert and the Bumpus hounds.
Ralphie, a nine-year-old boy in 1940s Indiana, dreams of receiving a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas but encounters resistance at every turn when he makes his wish known.
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