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A Christmas story

Author: Jean Shepherd
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Christmas stories
Satire
Humorous fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Shepherd
ISBN: 0767916220 9780767916226
OCLC Number: 52090921
Notes: 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.
Description: 131 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: In God we trust, all others pay cash.
Responsibility: Jean Shepherd.
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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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