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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.