A fistful of fig newtons

by Jean Shepherd

Publisher: Broadway Books in New York

Written in English
Cover of: A fistful of fig newtons | Jean Shepherd
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Subjects:

  • Shepherd, Jean -- Humor.,
  • American wit and humor.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jean Shepherd ; illustrated by the author.
GenreHumor.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23055855M
ISBN 100385188439

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  Homemade fig newtons recipe from scratch. Fig newtons made in a bar instead of a rolled cookie-so much easier and they taste just the same! In my book, any time whole grains are involved, a dessert is instantly healthy and therefore guilt-free. And yes, you can use this information to justify a homemade fig newton binge or a homemade graham /5(74).   The recipe for the fig filling was the brainchild of Charles M. Roser, a cookie maker born in Ohio. Roser worked for a bakery in Philadelphia who sold his recipe to the Kennedy Biscuit company. Although rumor has it the cookie was named after the pioneering physicist Isaac Newton, in fact, Kennedy Biscuit named the cookie Newton after the town Author: Mary Bellis.

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Those two books were compiled into the screenplay for the film A Christmas Story/5(4). Newtons, most prominently Fig Newtons, are a Nabisco trademarked version of the fig roll, a pastry (biscuit in the UK) filled with fig paste.

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A Fistful of Fig Newtons was the last of his anecdotal stories of his childhood and early adulthood during and after the war. It is important to note that Sheppard was vague on the truthfulness of. A Fistful of Fig Newtons by Jean Shepherd An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A third book, "A Fistful of Fig Newtons", is also anecdotal, but with a more cynical, adult twist.

Except for an occasional trip or two down Memory Lane, "The Ferrari in the Bedroom" presents a series of droll observations Shepherd makes of contemporary America ("contemporary" meaning the Cited by: 1.

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Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. A Fistful of Fig Newtons. Oct / General Fiction; From the wild and wacky world of favorite funnyman Jean Shepherd, a dozen truer-than-life tales of tailgating on the Jersey Tumpike, infuriating infants.''A Fistful of Fig Newtons,'' Shepherd's third book, confirms my view.

He writes about cars, the Army, summer camps, the sixth grade, his mother's meat loaf and beer-burping college kids in the Holland Tunnel - in short, about our life and times, the ordinary bits and pieces that every American recognizes and that are loaded with meaning for us.