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Memory of a large Christmas

Author: Lillian Smith
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a young child in the early 1900s, writer and civil rights crusader Lillian Smith lived an idyllic, small-town life. Of the many customs by which her and her eight brothers' and sisters' day were ordered, none were so fondly remembered ... as those of the Christmas season ... the remembered rituals, the year-after-year sights, sounds, smells and tastes ... All are related against the joyful noise of children,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lillian Smith; Lillian Smith
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Smith
ISBN: 0820318426 9780820318424
OCLC Number: 53263972
Notes: Originally published: New York : Norton, 1962.
Description: 78 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Memory of a large Christmas --
Christmas kitchen 50 years ago.
Responsibility: Lillian Smith.

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In this work Lillian Smith, writer and civil rights crusader, recalls her fond memories of the Christmas season. She tells of the year-after-year rituals, sights, sounds, smells and tastes, and of  Read more...

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Smith's colorful story of the customs and manners of the small community at Christmas time is a perfect picture.--Library Journal Smith has recorded some of her southern memories so evokingly that Read more...

 
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