on the brief biography found here, write the "copy"
for the back jacket of a hardcover edition of "A
Christmas Memory." Include a summary of the story
and information about the author. Keep in mind that the
purpose of your writing is to make people want to buy
Online: George Plimpton Interview
on the CAPOTE link to hear a National Public
Radio interview with George Plimpton, author of a
Truman Capote biography. What other questions would
you like to ask about Capote and his work?
With a partner, list the questions and possible
answers; then role-play the interview for your
history and facts
preparation for the Christmas holiday, Buddy and his
friend bake over thirty fruitcakes for special friends.
Learn more about fruitcakes at this site. Why do you
think the custom of giving fruitcakes for the holidays
lives on? Record your response in the Web Links Activity Log.