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By Truman Capote

Taking its position subsequent to Breakfast at Tiffany's and In chilly Blood at the glossy Library bookshelf is that this new and unique variation of Capote's most famed brief tales: “A Christmas Memory,” “One Christmas,” and “A Thanksgiving Memory.”

All 3 tales are extraordinary via Capote's gentle interaction of early life sensibility and recollective imaginative and prescient.

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