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The Member of the Wedding

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 98 Ratings and 98 Reviews

Book Description
Twelve-year-old Frankie Adams, longing at once for escape and belonging, takes her role as "member of the wedding" to mean that when her older brother marries she will join the happy couple in their new life together. But Frankie is unlucky in love; her mother is dead, and Frankie narrowly escapes being raped by a drunken soldier during a farewell tour of the town. Worst of all, "member of the wed... More
Book Information
PublisherDH Publishing
BindingAudio Cassette (65 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date07/1987
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About Carson McCullers (Author) : Carson McCullers is a published author and an editor of children's books. Published credits of Carson McCullers include Sucker (Creative's Classics) and The Member of the Wedding.
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About Tammy Grimes (Contributor, Narrator) : Tammy Grimes is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Tammy Grimes include Where the Wild Things Are CD: In the Night Kitchen,Outside Over There, Nuts... more
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2/8/2015 John O'Rourke said:
Frankie Addams is a twelve year-old girl in a small, southern town in the Forties, during WWII. She is still a bit tom-boyish, but this spring finds her in a state of heightened awareness and tension, wanting something to happen, to be able to break out of her familiar but suffocating routine. She... more

tags: , old south, rites-of-passage, MG/YA novel

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