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Include Italo Calvino Annie Dillard and Raymond Carver But my two favorites are by lesser nown at least to me authors The H Street Sledding Record by Ron Carlson and The Birds for Christmas by Mark Richard The title of the latter story refers to the Alfred Hitchcock movie which might give you some idea *of what it s like I heartily recommend this book to anyone looking for some seasonal reading many of *what it s like I heartily recommend this book to anyone looking for some
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aloud to or teenagers that is different from the usual fare I forgot who bought me this book many years ago but I picked it up and have alrea. Ristmas present In Ray Bradbury's tale an aging priest becomes reconciled with his past on Christmas Eve while in Frank O'Connor's story a young boy's Christmas morning brings the end of innocence in the devastating nowledge that there is no Santa Claus Paul Bowles tells the traumatic account of a small boy's Christmas that is overshadowed by his cruel father while Ron Carlson offers an inspiring story in which a loving husband.
Summary A Literary Christmas Great Contemporary Christmas Stories
Dy read Tobias Woolf Ray Bradbury and Raymond Carver stories Good stuff I revisit this wonderfully diverse collection of Christmas stories each and every year it delights me every single time Merry Christmas Decent collection of Christmas winter stories although it was missing a few modern favorites such as Capote s A Christmas Memory which is so *darn good I skimmed through some but really loved unsurprisingly Annie Dillard s folky legend holiday feast Ray Bradbury *good I skimmed through some but really loved unsurprisingly Annie Dillard s folky legend holiday feast Ray Bradbury surprise sci fi twist and Raymond Carver s unsettling characters he wrote one of my favorite short stories A Small Good Thing and this reminded me to read of hi. 's unspoken Christmas wish is granted when his wife tells him she wants to have a baby Though these stories share the subject of Christmas whether as a central theme or as subtext each explores a uniue aspect of the holiday season and its psychological Emotional Reverberations And Most Important In Each Of These reverberations And most important in each of these stories some uplifting some deeply melancholy we are given a Christmas tale of the highest literary orde.
My Original Notes 1997So So So Many Of
So many of short stories were depressing I enjoyed *these thoughBless Me Father for I Have Sinned by Ray BradburyAuggie Wren s Christmas Story *thoughBless Me Father for I Have Sinned by Ray BradburyAuggie Wren s Christmas Story Paul AusterChristmas for Sassafrass Cypress Indigo by Ntozake ShangeChristmas by Harper LeeWhere You ll Find Me by Ann BeattieThe Night of the Magi by Leo RostenThe H Street Sledding Record by Ron CarlsonMy Current ThoughtsI no longer own this book so I can t go back and re read these stories After 20 years I have absolutely no recollection of any of them Although some of the stories in this book might be described as downers they re all good Authors. The finest writers throughout the centuries have graced us with their Literary Visions Of Christmas Charles Dickens O
visions of Christmas Charles Dickens O Truman Capote immediately come to mind Dozens of collections contain history's best But what has been sorely missed on bookstore shelves is a collection of great contemporary Christmas stories by today's most gifted writers Here gathered in one volume are twenty seven stories that celebrate the spirit of Ch. .