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The member of the wedding ([New edition])

By: McCullers, Carson Smith, Ali(Introduction by)

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Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
0141182822 / 9780141182827
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20 cm xxxix, 189 pages
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Quiz No: 200096, Points 9.00, Book Level 6.30,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: Boston: Houghton, 1946; London: Cresset, 1947.

'Rarely has emotional turbulence been so delicately conveyed' The New York TimesWith delicacy of perception and memory, humour and pathos, Carson McCullers spreads before us the three phases of a weekend crisis in the life of a motherless twelve-year-old girl.

Within the span of a few hours, the irresistible, hoydenish Frankie passionately plays out her fantasies at her elder brother's wedding.

Through a perilous skylight we look into the mind of a child torn between her yearning to belong and the urge to run away.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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