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Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters.

Author: Jean Shepherd
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories is a universal (and achingly funny) orchestration of Midwestern puberty rites, from the gut-wrenching playground antics of one Delbert Bumpus, to the supernal glow surrounding unapproachable high school beauty Daphne Bigelow, to the memorable disaster that was Shepherd's (and everyone else's) junior prom.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shepherd, Jean.
Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971
(OCoLC)607377651
Online version:
Shepherd, Jean.
Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971
(OCoLC)607768554
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Shepherd
ISBN: 0385116322 9780385116329
OCLC Number: 164472
Notes: "Stories originally appeared in Playboy magazine."
Description: 350 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The grandstand passion play of Delbert and the Bumpus hounds.--County fair!--Scut Farkas and the murderous Mariah.--Ollie Hopnoodle's haven of bliss.--The star-crossed romance of Josephine Cosnowski.--Daphne Bigelow and the spine-chilling saga of the snail-encrusted tinfoil noose.--The return of the smiling Wimpy doll.--Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories.

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Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories is a universal (and achingly funny) orchestration of Midwestern puberty rites, from the gut-wrenching playground antics of one Delbert Bumpus, to the supernal glow surrounding unapproachable high school beauty Daphne Bigelow, to the memorable disaster that was Shepherd's (and everyone else's) junior prom.

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