The Homecoming By Earl Hamner, Jr.


Years after the events of Spencer’s Mountain, Clay Spencer—Clay-Boy’s father—fails to return home on Christmas Eve. Leaving his worried family, Clay-Boy takes to the snowy Virginia hills in search of his father in a Christmas story told with warmth and power.


Earl Hamner, Jr.

Born in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains, Earl Hamner, Jr., is an award-winning author, screenplay writer, and producer of several well-known teleplays and television series. He got his big break writing episodes for The Twilight Zone, including the popular "You Drive." His most well-known television series is The Waltons, which is based on his best-selling stories Spencer’s Mountain and The Homecoming. Both novels were inspired by his own childhood.

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