Collected Stories

Collected Stories

Including The Member of the Wedding and The Ballad of the Sad Café

Paperback - 1998
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Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are "The Member of the Wedding" and "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language." (A Mariner Reissue)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed.
ISBN: 9780395925058
0395925053
Characteristics: xv, 394 p. ; 21 cm.

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Jun 08, 2008

the "member of the wedding" was listed at "best summer book" by "real simple" magazine

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