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The heart is a lonely hunter

Author: Carson McCullers
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A deaf mute who has lost his only friend to a hospital for the insane becomes the recipient of the confidences of several other town residents.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers
ISBN: 0618526412 9780618526413
OCLC Number: 237879740
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Description: 359 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Carson McCullers.

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A deaf mute who has lost his only friend to a hospital for the insane becomes the recipient of the confidences of several other town residents.

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