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1967; Random House publishers, New York; hardbound in rust and brown boards with red lettering along spine; contained in external slipcase; very good condition with unmarked pages; sleeve has some minor fading but good condition.


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Companion tales: The Thanksgiving Visitor and A Christmas Memory in one boxed edition.


The Thanksgiving Visitor is a short story by Truman Capote originally published in the November 1967 issue of McCall's magazine, and later published as a book by Random House, Inc. The story takes the form of a childhood tale about a boy and his bully problem. The story has a strong moral lesson related to revenge. It is a sequel to Capote's A Christmas Memory.


A Christmas Memory: description from the play (only description available):

Its the last Christmas together in Depression era Alabama of a sensitive boy and his elderly cousin who was his closest friend. The two raise enough money to buy the ingredients for 30 fruit cakes, sent mostly to strangers like FDR. They spend Christmas day flying the kites the made for each while Capote's voice over explains their separation, followed by their dog's passing, and a few years later her's. 

THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR: A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

SKU: BS242
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