A Christmas Homecoming is a short and sweet holiday treat. First off let me say that one of the things I find to be most intriguing about the story is it's tempo.
I loved how she slowly leads the reader into a love story between the two main characters. This made-for-TV drama, based on the book by Earl Hamner Jr.was the basis for the popular long-running television series The Waltons. In this opening installment, the Waltons, led by matriarch Olivia Walton (Patricia Neal), spend an anxious 1933 Christmas Eve together as they await the arrival of their father during a snowstorm.
The film won. On Christmas Eve 1933, the Waltons prepare for the holiday. However, John Walton, who was forced to take work in another part of the state, has not returned. The Homecoming tells the story of a poor american family as they prepare for Christmas. They look forward to the homecoming of the father of the family, John Walton. He has found work in the city but as the hour draws late for his return, Olivia, the stern, strong willed mother sends her eldest son out on a mission to find his.
Amazon. com: The Homecoming: A Christmas Story: Patricia Neal, Richard. Jr. book Spencer's Mountain which was also made into a movie years earlier. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story" My grandfather used to say that nobody owns a mountain, but getting born and living and dying in its shadow, we loved Walton's Mountain and felt it was ours. Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging classic story centers around the Waltons, a rural American family preparing to celebrate Christmas together.
Though times are though, love and sharing are abundant in this family. Christmas Stories Series. Book 1. A Christmas Journey. Anne Perry's Christmas Crimes: A Christmas Homecoming / A Christmas Garland.
The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story. Patricia Neal. 4. 7 out of 5 stars 700. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story Posted on December 20, 2017 by Michelle For the most part, I think people who grew up in the вЂ™70s and вЂ™80s can be divided into two camps вЂ“ those who prefer Little House on the Prairie and those who prefer T he Waltons.
The Homecoming: A Christmas Story. Best TV Show Based on Book;. There is no doubt in my mind that The Homecoming is the" sleeper" of all time in its genre.
The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, a 1971 TV movie, the pilot for the series The Waltons See also Homecoming (disambiguation) Coming Home (disambiguation) The Homecoming is a play by Harold Pinter. Although, Earl Hamner, Jr. had written a memoir based on his family that had been developed into a feature-length theatrical film called SPENCER'S MOUNTAIN (starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara), THE HOMECOMING: A CHRISTMAS STORY was the first to use the name of Walton and was the main basis for the beloved and long-running television show.