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A Christmas Memory read by Truman Capote on CD (Complete Short Story) Reading

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Item details

Condition
Brand New
Duration
Album
Country/Region of Manufacture
United States
Artist
Truman Capote
Format
Audio CD
Number of Discs
1
Style
Spoken Word
Edition
Limited
Record Label
United Artists

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Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" on CD. Capote reads his classic short story in its entirety, on one CD.

"Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago. Consider the kitchen of a spreading old house in a country town. A great black stove is its main feature; but there is also a big round table and a fireplace with two rocking chairs placed in front of it. Just today the fireplace commenced its seasonal roar. A woman with shorn white hair is standing at the kitchen window. She is wearing tennis shoes and a shapeless gray sweater over a summery calico dress. She is small and sprightly, like a bantam hen; but, due to a long youthful illness, her shoulders are pitifully hunched. Her face is remarkable--not unlike Lincoln's, craggy like that, and tinted by sun and wind; but it is delicate too, finely boned, and her eyes are sherry-colored and timid. "Oh my," she exclaims, her breath smoking the windowpane, "it's fruitcake weather!"  --Truman Capote