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Inventing Santa Claus

The Mystery of Who Really Wrote the Most Celebrated Yuletide Poem of All Time, The Night Before Christmas

Published by Cider Mill Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The evidence of the Christmas debate is presented for you to decide: was Clement C. Moore the actual author of The Night Before Christmas?

You know the poem, but do you know its controversy? Inventing Santa Claus presents all the details of the heated argument surrounding one of the most celebrated Yuletide poems of all time. Learn both sides of the story and all the evidence supporting either Clement C. Moore or Henry Livingston Jr. or other potential authors! Input from the experts, as well as the rulings of Troy, New York’s own mock trial, are presented in full for your own deductions. Who really wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?

About The Author

Carlo DeVito is the author of East Coast Wineries: A Complete Guide from Maine to Virginia, Big Whiskey, The Spirit of Rye, and The New Single Malt Whiskey. He has authored more than 20 books. In 2022, the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association presented him with the Birchenall Award for promoting knowledge of the East Coast wine industry through his writing. He is also the host of Great American Winery Stroopwaffle.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Cider Mill Press (October 31, 2017)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781604337358

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