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For many years a cult radio and cabaret personality in New York City, Jean Shepherd was the creator of the popular film A Christmas Story, which is based in part on this book and has become a holiday tradition on the Turner Network. He died in October 1999 near his home on Sanibel Island, Florida.
Table of 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.