[Reading] ➾ A Christmas Story By Jean Shepherd – Bluevapours.co.uk A beloved bestselling classic of humorous and nostalgic Americana—the book that inspired the eually classic Yuletide filmThe holiday film A Christmas Story first released in 1983 has become a bona f A beloved bestselling classic of humorous and nostalgic Americana—the book that inspired the eually classic Yuletide filmThe holiday film A Christmas Story first released in has become a bona fide Christmas perennial gaining in stature A Christmas PDF or and fame with each succeeding year Its affectionate wacky and wryly realistic portrayal of an American family’s typical Christmas joys and travails in small town Depression era Indiana has entered our imagination and our hearts with a force eual to It’s a Wonderful Life and Miracle on th StreetThis edition of A Christmas Story gathers together in one hilarious volume the gems of autobiographical humor that Jean Shepherd drew upon to create this enduring film Here is young Ralphie Parker’s shocking discovery that his decoder ring is really a device to promote Ovaltine; his mother and father’s pitched battle over the fate of a lascivious leg lamp; the unleashed and unnerving savagery of Ralphie’s duel in the show with the odious bullies Scut Farkas and Grover Dill; and most crucially Ralphie’s unstoppable campaign to get Santa—or anyone else—to give him a Red Ryder carbine action shot range model air rifle Who cares that the whole adult world is telling him “You’ll shoot your eye out kid”The pieces that comprise A Christmas Story previously published in the larger collections In God We Trust All Others Pay Cash and Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories coalesce in a magical fashion to become an irresistible piece of Americana uite the eual of the film in its ability to warm the heart and tickle the funny bone From the Hardcover edition.
Was an American raconteur radio and TV personality writer and actor who was often referred to by the nickname Shep With a career that spanned decades Shepherd is best known to modern audiences for the film A Christmas PDF or A Christmas Story which he narrated and co scripted based on his own semi autobiographical stories.
- 144 pages
- A Christmas Story
- Jean Shepherd
- 15 December 2015 Jean Shepherd