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Spending Christmas with the man from Receiving at Sears

Diane Wakoski

Spending Christmas with the man from Receiving at Sears

by Diane Wakoski

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Published by Black Sparrow Press in Santa Barbara .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesA year"s end greeting from the Black Sparrow Press, 1977.
StatementDiane Wakoski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A42 S66
The Physical Object
Pagination[15] p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3914328M
LC Control Number81480429

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Though Sears was first to. The first Sears Christmas Book, inwas a modest 87 pages. It offered fruitcakes and Mickey Mouse watches and live canaries. Bythe catalog had ballooned to pages, and sold quilted robes and copper fondue pots and Electric Football games.

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Even if a comparative few of the catalog’s + pages directly applied to us, we’d lose weeks to these books, carefully penning our proposals for.

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These things were staples in my home growing up and just looking through. a book; family time snacks (like popcorn, hot chocolate packet, apple cider, special holiday sweets or cookies) This gift provides the setting for a family-focused Christmas Eve.

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It offered fruitcakes and Mickey Mouse watches and live canaries. Bythe catalog had ballooned to .