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A Fistful of Fig Newtons
Airdate: 1982

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Last Update: 08-15-2013

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Author: Shepherd, Jean. Title: A fistful of fig newtons [sound recording] / by Jean Shepherd. Published: [Washington, D.C.] : NLS, 1982. (AFB, recording agency. AFB, distributor) Description: 7 s. : 10 in. 8 rpm. Book Number: RD 17561 Dewey No.: 813.54 Notes: -- A fistful of fig newtons, or The shootout in room 303 -- The light at the end of the tunnel -- The mole people battle the forces of darkness -- Marcel Proust meets the New Jersey tailgater, and survives -- The marathon run of Lonesome Ernie, the Arkansas Traveler -- Sociology 101 (Hip Division) -- Lemons on the grass, alas -- The lost civilization of Deli -- The whole fun catalog of 1929 -- Lost at C -- Ellsworth Leggett and the great ice cream war -- The Barbi doll celebrates New Year's. Availability restricted to those meeting the eligibility criteria of the holding agency. Narrated by Ralph Bell. A collection of twelve zany pieces by a contemporary American humorist. The essays include a wry view of the joys of Army life, the mixed pleasures of civilian life, aging hippies, and television commercials. Some strong language. Male narrator. NLS/BPH Contains strong language. NLS/BPH Reproduced from: 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday, 1981. 80002872 Subjects: Humor. Local Other authors: Bell, Ralph, narrator. Location: DLC-B RD 17561 NLS/BPH Control No.: 149982
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