Christmas Eve on Lonesome will transport you back to a simpler time Settle in with this collection of short stories from renowned Kentucky author John Fox Jr. Whether you're a homesick Southerner who desperately needs a dose of way-back-when nostalgia or a true-blue Yankee who's curious about this one-of-a-kind culture, this collection is right for you.
John Fox Jr. (December 16, 1862 - July 8, 1919) was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. Born in Stony Point, Kentucky, to John William Fox, Sr., and Minerva Worth Carr, Fox studied English at Harvard University. He graduated in 1883 before becoming a reporter in New York City. After working for both New York Times and the New York Sun, he published a successful serialization of his first novel, A Mountain Europa, in Century magazine in 1892. Two moderately successful short story collections followed, as well as his first conventional novel, The Kentuckians in 1898.