The Member of the Wedding follows the story of Frankie Addams, a 12-year-old girl living in the South in the midst of WWII. She becomes obsessed with her brother Jarvisí impending marriage, so much so that she convinces herself that the pair will bring her on their honeymoon. Her summer of delusion runs parallel to a time of change for Frankie, as she makes the difficult transition from child to teenager. This poignant coming-of-age novel explores the loss of innocence and how people are confined by the rules of society.

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