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The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay) [NOOK Book]

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Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever.

A shorter version of this 950-word essay was first published in Soft Whispers Magazine (November 2009).

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The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)

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Overview

Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever.

A shorter version of this 950-word essay was first published in Soft Whispers Magazine (November 2009).

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011163517
  • Publisher: C.D. Reimer
  • Publication date: 12/19/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 118,360
  • File size: 93 KB

Meet the Author

C.D. Reimer lives and works in Silicon Valley. His interests are ceramics, painting, tropical fish, and web programming. These keep him out of trouble when he’s not fixing broken users and consoling hurt computers.

After serving two tours through The Twilight Zone as a child and a young adult Christian, he writes about everyday reality that he often finds weird, twisted and absurd for being so normal.

He’s currently working on various short stories and his first novel, and blogs about writing and everything else when he's not busy writing fiction.

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  • Posted August 4, 2012

    Short story -- hillarious!

    Short story -- hillarious!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2014

    Not worth it

    Im so sorry i payed even 99 cents for this .not funny .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Smb

    So funny. Having had two young daughters at that time i well remember trying to find the dolls. Story is not an exageration.

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    Posted August 21, 2013

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