A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory

One Christmas ; & The Thanksgiving Visitor

Book - 1996
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A holiday classic from "one of the greatest writers and most fascinating society figures in American history" ( Vanity Fair )!

First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection from Truman Capote ( In Cold Blood ; Breakfast at Tiffany's ) about his rural Alabama boyhood is a perfect gift for Capote's fans young and old.

Seven-year-old Buddy inaugurates the Christmas season by crying out to his cousin, Miss Sook Falk: "It's fruitcake weather!" Thus begins an unforgettable portrait of an odd but enduring friendship and the memories the two friends share of beloved holiday rituals.

A Christmas Memory has been described as "[a] gem of a holiday story" ( School Library Journal , starred review), and this warm and delicately illustrated edition is one you'll want to add to any Christmas or Capote collection.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1996, c1993.
ISBN: 9780679602378
Characteristics: vii, 107 p.


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AL_PLAUREL Oct 21, 2016

Having never read this classic author before, I found myself enthralled by how effortlessly I was taken to rural Alabama. Beautifully written. Bittersweet. Lovely.

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