A Christmas Memory: One Christmas ; The Thanksgiving Visitor

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Modern Library, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 107 pages
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Inspired by the author's memories of his boyhood in rural Alabama, a trio of holiday stories--"A Christmas Memory," "The Thanksgiving Visitor," and "One Christmas--describes a boy's relationship with his elderly cousin and alcoholic father and the indelible holiday memories they provided him, in a new gift edition of the holiday classic. Reissue. 35,000 first printing.
 

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Ive never read much of Truman Capotes work of course Ive seen Breakfast at Tiffanys and bits and pieces of In Cold Blood. But his short stories are really wonderful. Reminiscent of The Waltons in ... Read full review

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I read this for my family every Christmas. Has to be one of his best works. He wrote about what he knew, and it's obvious that he knew these people, and loved them.

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About the author (1996)

TRUMAN CAPOTE was born in 1924 and died in 1984. Based on his own boyhood in rural Alabama in the 1930s, A Christmas Memory was orginally published in Mademoiselle in 1956 and later was included in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

BETH PECK, a designer and illustrator of many children's books, fell in love with the writing of Truman Capote and counts her paintings for A Christmas Memory and The Thanksgiving Visitor, also by Capote, among the work that is closest to her heart.

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