For Emily: a rose.
For the Westerhazys: a bottle of Claret. (remove Ned and Lucinda from the gift list).
For Bailey’s mother: a map to the plantation (the one in Tennessee).
For Eve (Sophie’s mother): a home security system. (Add a note about how nice it must be to stay in the country.)
For Anders: The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness: Being a Complete Guide for a Gentleman's Conduct in All His Relations Towards Society: Containing Rules for the Etiquette to be Observed in the Street, at Table, in the Ball Room, Evening Party, and Morning Call: with Full Directions for Polite Correspondence, Dress, Conversation, Manly Exercises, and Accomplishments : from the Best French, English, and American Authorities (free – couldn’t stand to spend any money on him – too many rejections).
For Miss Mandible: mail her a care package (without prison “contraband”).
For Gene’s son Frankie: a bee suit and smoker.
For Sonny: sheet music, Scotch and milk.
For Dmitri Dmitrich Gurov: Just for Men (touch of gray).
For Ann and Howard: a phone with caller I.D. (remember to send along batteries).
Compiling the gift list is always difficult, so help us out. Who have we forgotten and what should they get?