The worst Noel : hellish holiday tales.
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New York : HarperCollins, [2005].
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Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
viii, 207 pages ; 22 cm.
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EPL Non-Fiction
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Does the thought of mistletoe give you hives? Does the sound of jingling bells instill fear in your heart? Do you hide under the covers from the day after Thanksgiving till New Year's Day? And even if you love Christmas, do the hyperconsumerism, overindulgence, and tinsel-covered everything make you crazy?

If you said yes to any of these questions, this is the book for you. You are not alone. Everyone has a Christmas-nightmare story to tell. Some of the best writers around have gone through some of the worst Christmases ever. Their tales of holly-draped horror are gathered here for your amusement, from NEAL POLLACK's Christmas-ham disaster to the accidental Santahood of JONI RODGERS to BINNIE KIRSHENBAUM's receiving what may be the worst gift ever given. And Stanley Bing gives us a peek at the lonely guy's Xmas feast. All this, plus many more recollections of Worst Noels past.

So pour yourself a glass of eggnog, chisel off a piece of rock-hard fruitcake, and curl up in the big comfy chair by the fireplace where the stockings have been hung with such care -- and settle in to read The Worst Noel.

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ISBN:
0060838116
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(2005). The worst Noel: hellish holiday tales. New York: HarperCollins.

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2005. The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales. New York: HarperCollins.

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The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales. New York: HarperCollins, 2005.

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The Worst Noel: Hellish Holiday Tales. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Print.

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