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A Christmas memory

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First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection of Truman Capote's rural Alabama boyhood has become a modern-day classic. We are proud to be reprinting this warm and delicately illustrated edition of A Christmas Memory--"a tiny gem of a holiday story" (School Library Journal, starred review). 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 between two innocent souls--one young and one old--and the memories they share of beloved holiday rituals.  
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Full title christmas memory
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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display_description Story from an author's childhood of lovingly making fruitcakes from scratch at Christmas-time with his elderly cousin, and has stood the test of time to become known as an American holiday classic.
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subject_facet Autobiographical fiction, American, Boys -- Fiction, Christmas -- Fiction, Christmas stories, American, Christmas stories, Juvenile, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Southern States -- Fiction
title_display A Christmas memory
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title_short A Christmas memory
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