A Christmas story / Jean Shepherd
- Shepherd, Jean
- Uniform Title:
- In God we trust, all others pay cash. Selections
- New York : Broadway Books, 2003.
- Copyright Date:
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 131 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
- 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.
- 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.
- Related Titles:
- Adapted as motion picture (work) : Christmas story (Motion picture)
- The first 4 chapters previously published in In God we trust, all others pay cash (©1966); the 5th story previously published in Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters (©1971).
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