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Shep's army : bummers, blisters, & boondoggles

Author: Jean Shepherd; Eugene Bergmann; Keith Olbermann
Publisher: Tuxedo Park, NY : Opus, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Jean Shepherd, the great American humorist, radio raconteur, master storyteller, and bestselling author, has left his indelible imprint on American culture. This collection of Jean Shepherd army stories was selected and transcribed from radio programs by Shepherd biographer Eugene Bergmann and is in print for the first time.--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Radio programs
Anecdotes
Fiction
Humor
Autobiographical fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Shepherd; Eugene Bergmann; Keith Olbermann
ISBN: 9781623160128 162316012X
OCLC Number: 846460618
Description: viii, 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Induction --
Shorn --
"D" is for Druid --
Being orientated --
Army phraseology --
Shermy the Wormy --
GI glasses --
Lieutenant George L. Cherry takes charge --
Pole climbing --
Service club virtuoso --
Fourth of July in the Army --
USO and a family invitation --
Shipping out --
MOS: radar technician --
Radar at fifteen thousand volts --
Swamp radar --
Night maneuvers --
Lister bag attack --
Boredom erupts --
Code school --
T/5 --
Casual company education --
Private Sanderson --
MOS: chicken technician --
Passes denied --
T.S., Mac --
Payday --
POWs --
A place of rest and comfort --
Separation center --
Thank God I ain't in the army.
Responsibility: Jean Shepherd ; foreword by Keith Olbermann ; edited with an introduction by Eugene B. Bergmann.

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Jean Shepherd, the great American humorist, radio raconteur, master storyteller, and bestselling author, has left his indelible imprint on American culture. This collection of Jean Shepherd army stories was selected and transcribed from radio programs by Shepherd biographer Eugene Bergmann and is in print for the first time.--Publisher.

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