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

Talking Books - Cassettes

Jean Shepherd 1996
National Library Service



Author: Shepherd, Jean. Title: Wanda Hickey's night of golden memories, and other disasters [sound recording] / Jean Shepherd. Published: [Washington, D.C.] : NLS, 1996. (NLS, recording agency. APH, distributor.) Description: 2 sound cassettes (C-90) : analog, 15/16 ips, 4 track, mono. Book Number: RC 41950 Dewey No.: 813.54 AFI Notes: "Stories originally appeared in Playboy magazine." Reformat of TB 4489. "Main Street books." -- 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. Availability restricted to those meeting the eligibility criteria of the holding agency. Narrated by Michael Kramer. Shepherd recalls humorous episodes about growing up in the northern Indiana steel town of Hohman. When the hillbilly Bumpus family and their 745 dogs move in next door, a stolen Easter ham results in a Shepherd-Bumpus feud. Later, spiffed-up Jean with his seven-pound pompadour goes on a disastrous date with a wealthy classmate. But he manages to top that with a drunken junior prom fiasco. Strong language. Male narrator. NLS/BPH Contains strong language. NLS/BPH Reproduced from: 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday, c1971. 72161317 Subjects: Short stories. lcsh Other authors: Kramer, Michael, narrator. Other titles: Night of golden memories, and other disasters. Location: DLC-B RC 41950 NLS/BPH Control No.: 200710
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