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Publisher Description

Set on the Mississippi Delta in 1923, this story captures the mind and manners of the Fairchilds, a large aristocratic family, self-contained and elusive as the wind. The vagaries of the Fairchilds are keenly observed, and sometimes harshly judged, by nine-year-old Laura McRaven, a Fairchild cousin who takes The Yellow Dog train to the Delta for Dabney Fairchild’s wedding. An only child whose mother has just died, Laura is resentful of her boisterous, careless cousins, and desperate for their acceptance. As the hour moves closer and closer to wedding day, Laura arrives at a more subtle understanding of both the Fairchilds and herself. Born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, Eudora Welty is one of the South’s finest novelists. She won a Pulitzer in 1972 for The Optimist’s Daughter. Delta Wedding is her best known work.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
SD
Sally Darling
LENGTH
12:00
hr min
RELEASED
1994
January 1
PUBLISHER
Recorded Books
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
606.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Realtor Amanda ,

Description

The writer of this description is mistaken in believing the Delta is a singular place. It runs a large part of the length of the state by the River for which the state is named.
"Set IN the Mississippi Delta.." would be more apt.

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