Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account

Hundred Dollar Holiday - 98 edition

Hundred Dollar Holiday (ISBN10: 068485595X; ISBN13: 9780684855950)
ISBN13: 978-0684855950
ISBN10: 068485595X

Summary: INTRODUCTION: Who Stole Christmas? I've been called my share of names, but the only one that ever really stung was ''grinch.'' The year that a few friends and I started the Hundred Dollar Holiday program through our rural Methodist churches, several business-page columnists in the local papers leveled the G-word -- we were dour do-gooders, they said, bent on taking the joy out of Christmas. And, frankly, their charges sounded plausible enough. After all, we were asking our families, moreour friends, and our church brethren to try and limit the amount of money they spend on the holiday to a hundred dollars -- to celebrate the holiday with a seventh or an eighth of the normal American materialism. There's no question that would mean fewer ''Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums!'' Not to mention Playstations, Camcorders, Five Irons, and various Obsessions. Perhaps my heart was two sizes too small.So it was with some trepidation that I carefully reread my daughter's well-worn copy of the Seuss classic, neatly shelved withGreen Eggs and Ham, Horton Hears a Who,and all the other secular parables. There on the cover was the Grinch himself, red eyes gleaming malevolently as he plotted the sack of Whoville. He hated the noise of the kids with their toys, and he hated the feast of rare Who-roast-beast, and most of all he hated the singing. ''Why, for fifty-three years I've put up with it now! I MUST stop this Christmas from coming!...But HOW?'' Simple enough, of course. All he had to do was loot the town of its packages, tinsel, trees, food, even the logs in the fireplace. Even the crumbs for the mice disappeared back up the chimney.But of course it didn't work. That Christmas morning, listening from his aerie for the wailing from Whoville below, the Grinch heard instead the sound of singing. Christmas had come. ''It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes, or bags!'' After puzzling three hours til less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Published: 12/28/1998
International: No

List Price: $12.99
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Save $3.00 (23%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

45 more offers below.

The Marketplace on
Additional Sellers for Hundred Dollar Holiday
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (45)  |  New (3)  |  Like New (3)  |  Very Good (13)  |  Good (25)  |  Acceptable (1)

+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Atlanta, GA
Seller Rating: 4.59
Light wear to edges and pages. Cover and spine show no easily noticeable damage. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our mailers are 100% rec moreyclable. less
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.46
068485595X Item in very good condition and at a great price! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All day low prices, buy from us sell to us we do it all!!
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Reading copy. May have notes, underlining or highlighting. Dust jacket may be missing.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Dust Cover Missing. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Waddle Books Inc.
Onset, MA
Seller Rating: 4.54
Over 50, 000 Books Shipped last year. NO highlighting/underlining to readable text and is NOT a library book. Visible wear to the cover and pages, but is still in overall good condition. If you find more the book does not meet your expectations, please contact us for a full refund. less
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >