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In God we trust, all others pay cash

Author: Jean Shepherd
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Ralph goes back to his hometown of Hohman, Indiana, runs into an old chum, and remembers growing up. An affectionate, wacky, and wryly realistic portrayal of an American family's typical Christmas joys and travails in small-town, Depression-era Indiana. This novel would later serve as the basis for the 1983 movie, A Christmas Story.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Satire
Christmas stories
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Shepherd
ISBN: 9780385021746 0385021747
OCLC Number: 4583520
Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jean Shepherd.

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Ralph goes back to his hometown of Hohman, Indiana, runs into an old chum, and remembers growing up. An affectionate, wacky, and wryly realistic portrayal of an American family's typical Christmas joys and travails in small-town, Depression-era Indiana. This novel would later serve as the basis for the 1983 movie, A Christmas Story.

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