HOLIDAY TALES Author:CATHER --- JEWETT Filled with poignant characters and tenderly emotional encounters, these compassionate tales of redemption and Christmas glory will touch your heart and bring a warm holiday smile to your face. — FEATURES: — The Burglar?s Christmas by Willa Cather — A heartwarming story of a young drifter who, starving and against his nature, decides to become a cr... more »iminal in order to survive. In a stunning turn, his first attempt at crime leads him back into the home and the arms of his Mother, a woman who has never given up on her hopes of seeing her son again.
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Mrs. Parkin?s Christmas Eve by Sarah Orne Jewett
Miserly and cold-hearted, Mrs. Lydia Parkins, the wealthiest woman in town, embarks on a trip to a nearby village to visit one of her put-upon relatives. Leaving to return home, Mrs. Parkins finds herself stranded in a terrible, fortuitous blizzard, and seeks shelter in the home of the local minister ? a man that she?s always dismissed as foolish and weak.