Delta wedding: a novel
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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|Grouping Title||delta wedding|
|Grouping Author||welty eudora|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-18 22:43:46PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-17 23:37:29PM|
|detailed_location_school||McGavock High - Teen Fiction|
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.
Families -- Mississippi -- Fiction
Marriage -- Mississippi -- Fiction
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Delta wedding / Eudora Welty
Delta wedding : a novel / by Eudora Welty
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