A Christmas Memory: One Christmas, And The Thanksgiving Visitor (Modern Library)
- Publish Date: 1996-11-12
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Truman Capote
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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 Memoryhas 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.