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Delta wedding: a novel

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First published in 1946, DELTA WEDDING is legendary American author Eudora Welty's portrait of family life in the American South during the 1920s.

The nickname of the train was the Yellow Dog. Its real name was the Yazoo-Delta. It was a mixed train. The day was the 10th of September, 1923 - afternoon. Laura McRaven, who was nine years old, was on her first journey alone. Laura McRaven travels down the Delta to attend her cousin Dabney's wedding. At the Fairchild plantation her family envelop her in a tidal wave of warmth, teases and comfort. As the big day approaches, tensions inevitably rise to the surface.
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Grouped Work ID 149ba300-c1e8-cf44-030c-b37fc77276a2
Full title delta wedding
Author welty eudora
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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A vivid and charming portrait of a large southern family, the Fairchilds, who live on a plantation in the Mississippi delta. The story, set in 1923, is exquisitely woven from the ordinary events of family life, centered around the visit of a young relative, Laura McRaven, and the family's preparations for her cousin Dabney's wedding.

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subject_facet Families -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Marriage -- Mississippi -- Fiction
title_display Delta wedding : a novel
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title_short Delta wedding :
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Families, Fiction, Marriage