Books The Member Of The Wedding by Carson McCullers Paperback, 163 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $7.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Member Of The WeddingAuthorCarson McCullers Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Twelve-year-old Frankie, a bored but sensitive young girl entering adolescence, has a difficult time dealing with the fuss over her older brother's wedding. Reprint. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Member Of The Wedding Review You Must Read This A Summer in Suspension, Waiting for Life's Start July 23, 2007 Augusten Burroughs says The Member of the Wedding captures the magic of summer: "The pages themselves nearly sweat, and there is humidity between the lines." A Summer in Suspension, Waiting for Life's Start Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/12166764/12174618" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'The Member of the Wedding' July 23, 2007 Writer Augusten Burroughs says Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding captures the magic of summer: "The pages themselves nearly sweat, and there is humidity between the lines."