Originally published in a 1896 edition of The Home Monthly, The Burglar's Christmas tells the story Crawford, a homeless man in Chicago who has not eaten recently and considers stealing food on Christmas Eve. Reminiscent of The Parable of the Prodigal Son, this tale reflects on the nature of forgiveness. This recording of The Burglar's Christmas was recorded as part of Dreamscape’s Classic Christmas Stories: A Collection of Timeless Holiday Tales.
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About Willa Cather
Willa Cather (1873–1947), the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of more than fifteen books, is widely considered one of the major fiction writers of the twentieth century. She grew up in Nebraska and is best known for her depictions of frontier life on the Great Plains in novels such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and Song of the Lark. In 1944 she was awarded the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for One of Ours.
About Cris Dukehart
Cris Dukehart is a voice-over artist and Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. Her voice can also be heard across the country and around the world in commercials, e-learning projects, and corporate narration. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University.