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A Christmas story [electronic resource] / Jean Shepherd.

Shepherd, Jean. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307768735 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307768732 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (131 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: 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.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Boys > Fiction.
Indiana > Fiction.
Genre: Autobiographical fiction.
Christmas stories.
Humorous fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Satire.
Electronic books.

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