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By Dorothy Baker

Cassandra Edwards is a graduate pupil at Berkeley: homosexual, amazing, nerve-racked, depressing. at first of this novel, she drives again to her family members ranch within the foothills of the Sierras to wait the marriage of her exact dual, Judith, to a pleasant younger health practitioner from Connecticut. Cassandra, despite the fact that, is hell-bent on sabotaging the wedding.
 
Dorothy Baker’s entrancing tragicomic novella follows an unpredictable process occasions during which her heroine looks variously as conniving, self-aware, pitiful, frenzied, absurd, and heartbroken—at as soon as completely most unlikely and greatly sympathetic. As she struggles to return to phrases with the single lifestyles she has, Cassandra reckons along with her advanced emotions in regards to the sister who she feels owes it to her to be her adjust ego; along with her father, a brandy-soaked retired professor of philosophy; and with the ghost of her useless mother.
 
First released in 1962, Cassandra on the Wedding is a booklet of putting up with freshness, perception, and verve. just like the fiction of Jeffrey Eugenides and Jhumpa Lahiri, it's the paintings of a grasp stylist with a profound figuring out of the complexities of the center and brain.

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