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"Shepherd has a fine eye for absurdity, for the madness and idiocy in all of us."
Jean Shepherd once again takes up his satirist's pen to bring us another nostalgic portfolio of sketches that portray a more innocent era when life was good, fun was clean, and station wagons roamed the earth.See all Editorial Reviews
I know not what my classmates read in the 7th grade in my North Jersey junior high school. I was reading the paperback version of IGWT. I was obsessed with it. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Paskuniag
Just Like the voice overs of A Christmas Story, A Summer Story, and the stories showed on PBS in the early 80's
This guy talks just like he writes. Read more
Great writing style. Each chapter is a unique story with the book about childhood adventures.Published 1 month ago by Richard P. Johnston
Simply great stories and the basis of your favorite Xmas Story; growing up in an industrial town with limited resources, un-educated parents and the typical set of kids is the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by VICTOR COHEN
I've read a good deal of Jean's work. This wasn't his best, but it was entertaining nonetheless...
If you like his work, pick it up.
Jean Shepherd. What else to be said? Contemporary of Kerouac, Ginsberg, Kupferberg and others of the beat generation.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Just hilarious. His choice of words and the way he describes the characters and the situations they find themselves are superb. Read morePublished 3 months ago by JECATL