The Accidental Tourist - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

The day of Rose's wedding dawned to rainfall but it has cleared up sufficiently by mid afternoon so that the ceremony can still be held outside as she has always wanted. Macon, Muriel, and Alexander arrive at the house and are greeted by Macon's mother. It had never occurred to him that she would be there and is she ever! Macon's mother's hair is now a deep tomato red, she is wearing a flowing white caftan, and takes Muriel's arm to chat immediately. Macon is struck with the horrible thought that maybe after all this time he is attracted to women like his mother, but he then breathes a sigh of relief when he sees Muriel release herself from his mother's grasp.

Macon also hadn't counted on seeing Sarah at the wedding but he should have known she would be there. Rose had told her beforehand that...

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