The Member Of The Wedding by Carson McCullers

The novel centers around the life of a young girl named Frankie Addams who struggles with feelings of isolation and disconnection in her small Southern town. As she grapples with the complexities of adolescence, Frankie becomes obsessed with her older brother's upcoming wedding, seeing it as an opportunity to belong and escape her lonely existence. Her desire to be included in the "we" of her brother and his fiancée leads her to a series of poignant realizations about identity, belonging, and the pains of growing up. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the narrative explores themes of love, loss, and the search for personal significance.

The 1291st greatest book of all time


Published
1946
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
176
Words
58,950
Original Language
English

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