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The heart is a lonely hunter

Author: Carson McCullers
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000. ©1940
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Mariner books editionView 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
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers
ISBN: 0618084746 9780618084746 0618526412 9780618526413 9781417629596 1417629592 0141185228 9780141185224
OCLC Number: 44887759
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Awards: Oprah's Book Club.
Description: 359 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: 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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