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The heart is a lonely hunter,

Author: Carson McCullers; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As they each attempt to overcome their loneliness, an adolescent girl, a boisterous reformer, and a Negro patriarch all look to Singer, a deaf mute, for some answer to what they want from life.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers; Herman Finkelstein Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780618526413 0618526412
OCLC Number: 190249
Notes: Also issued as an Oprah Book Club selection.
Description: 359 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Carson McCullers.

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As they each attempt to overcome their loneliness, an adolescent girl, a boisterous reformer, and a Negro patriarch all look to Singer, a deaf mute, for some answer to what they want from life.

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To me the most impressive aspect of THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER is the astonishing humanity that enables a white writer, for the first time in Southern fiction, to handle Negro characters with as Read more...

 
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