TITLE

Notes and Comment

PUB. DATE
December 1968
SOURCE
New Yorker;12/21/1968, Vol. 44 Issue 44, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers reflections on the upcoming celebration of Christmas in reference to experience of Christmas day. It describes the difference in the ways Christmas is celebrated in the city and the suburbs and the changes in city residents' attitudes in surviving Christmas. It reminisces buying overpriced tree and the walks on the way to a Christmas Eve party.
ACCESSION #
22673099

 

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