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A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory

By Truman Capote

Paperback | ISBN 9780241474426

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Tender and bittersweet, these stories by Truman Capote form a captivating tribute to the Christmas season

Selected from across Capote's writing life, the stories range from nostalgic portraits of childhood to more unsettling works that reveal the darkness beneath the festive glitter. In the Deep South of Capote's youth, a young boy, Buddy, and his beloved maiden 'aunt' Sook forage for pecans and whisky to bake into fruitcakes, make kites - too broke to buy gifts - and rise before dawn to prepare feasts for a ragged assembly of guests; it is Sook who teaches Buddy the true meaning of goodwill. In other stories, an unlikely festive miracle, of sorts, occurs at a local drugstore; an eccentric young girl dreams of Hollywood; and a lonely woman has a troubling encounter in wintry New York. Brimming with feeling, these sparkling tales convey both the wonder and the chill of Christmas time.

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BOOK DETAILS

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241474426
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 112
Width (mm): 129
Height (mm): 198
Depth (mm): 6

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