Saturday, June 9, 2012

A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, The Thanksgiving Visitor

A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, and The Thanksgiving Visitor is by Truman Capote. This charming series of three semi-autobiographical tales will charm every reader. A Christmas Memory speaks to Capote's love for his "friend" with whom he spends Christmas making fruit cakes. One Christmas tells of Capote's Christmas in New Orleans with the father he hardly knew. The Thanksgiving Visitor tells of the school bully who his "friend" invites to the family's Thanksgiving feast and the fiasco that ensues. A must read selection of short stories that will touch the heart and make you laugh and cry.

Ratings: 7th grade - 10 out of 10 - MP (mild profanity).

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