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Old 11-29-2012, 02:42 PM   #2711
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I am reading "A Christmas Story" by Jean Shepherd. It's the book that inspired the film.
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Old 11-29-2012, 03:29 PM   #2712
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It's mostly about his experience using Twitter and Facebook. He writes about the effect of having a lot of followers and his surprise.
Cheers, that one sounds interesting
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:35 PM   #2713
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I am reading "A Christmas Story" by Jean Shepherd. It's the book that inspired the film.
I love the movie and the book, "in God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash". It was my understanding that this is the book that the movie was based on.
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:06 PM   #2714
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Cheers, that one sounds interesting
Some of it is kinda slow, but other places I have laughed out loud.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:47 PM   #2715
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I love the movie and the book, "in God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash". It was my understanding that this is the book that the movie was based on.
On the inside back cover of this book it says--Jean Shepherd was the creator of the popular film A CHRISTMAS STORY, which is based on his books IN GOD WE TRUST: ALL OTHERS PAY CASH and WANDA HICKEY'S NIGHT OF GOLDEN MEMORIES and OTHER DIASTERS. Jean Shepherd passed away in 1999.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:53 PM   #2716
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On the inside back cover of this book it says--Jean Shepherd was the creator of the popular film A CHRISTMAS STORY, which is based on his books IN GOD WE TRUST: ALL OTHERS PAY CASH and WANDA HICKEY'S NIGHT OF GOLDEN MEMORIES and OTHER DIASTERS. Jean Shepherd passed away in 1999.
Ok. Thanks. I thought I was loosing my mind.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:19 PM   #2717
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I was gonna order it, is it still presale?

I'm on "Dog On It".
I just got an email saying that Oh Myyy! is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
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I just started The Last Temptation of Clarence Oddbody. It' a take on the movie It's a Wonderful Life. Thought it would be good for Christmas.
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With all this talk about George Takei, I checked my used book seller, and found 2 of his books to order. He has such a great sense of humor. I received one, a scifi story written with Asprin, but picked up a David Baldacci Absolute Power and got hooked.

The other George Takei book is an autobiography, which I'm hoping will be in my mailbox today. I'm really looking forward to reading that one.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:02 PM   #2720
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I just got an email saying that Oh Myyy! is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Yes, I ordered it! Thanks!
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