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A Family Christmas

Kennedy, Caroline

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ISBN 10: 1401322271 / ISBN 13: 9781401322274
Published by Hyperion, U.S.A., 2007
Condition: Fine + Hardcover
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333pp Illustrations SIGNED Stated first edition with full number line A collection of poetry, prose, scriptural passages, and lyrics by various authors. Bookseller Inventory # 86369

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Title: A Family Christmas

Publisher: Hyperion, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Cloth Hardback

Illustrator: Muth, Jon J.

Book Condition:Fine +

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine +

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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"When I began assembling [this] collection, I was skeptical that I would learn anything new about Christmas, but reading and reflecting on the history and spirit of Christmas brought back many memories, and taught me a great deal. . . . The literature of Christmas ranges from the miraculous to the tragic, the profound to the ridiculous, but always represents the connection to something larger than ourselves." --Caroline Kennedy

In A Family Christmas, Caroline shares the Christmas poetry, prose, scriptural readings, and lyrics that are most dear to her, drawing on authors as diverse as Harper Lee, Nikki Giovanni, Martin Luther King Jr., Billy Collins, John and Yoko, and Charles Dickens. There are also many lesser-known gems throughout and personal treasures from her own family--including a young Caroline's Christmas list to Santa Claus and a letter from her father as President to a child concerned about Santa's well-being. This diverse and unique anthology will become a timeless keepsake, and will enrich your heart and mind with the spirit of Christmas.

A Family Christmas includes selections from: Groucho Marx, Emma Lazarus, Mark Twain, Sandra Cisneros, Pearl S. Buck, Truman Capote, Gabriela Mistral, Ogden Nash, Clement Clarke Moore, Vladimir Nabokov, Marianne Moore, Calvin Trillin, E. B. White, and many more.

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Here in A Family Christmas, Caroline Kennedy shares the Christmas poetry, prose, scriptural readings and lyrics that are most dear to her, drawing on auhors as diverse as Nikki Giovanni, David Sedaris, Martin Luther King, Jr., Grace Paley, Billy Collins, and Charles Dickens. There are also many lesser-known gems throughout and personal treasures from her own family—including a young Caroline's Christmas list to Santa Claus and a letter from her father as President to a child concerned about Santa's well-being. This diverse and unique anthology will become a timeless keepsake, and will enrich your heart and mind with the spirit of Christmas.

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