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The heart is a lonely hunter

Author: Carson McCullers
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of people have little in common except that they are all hopelessly lonely. A young girl, a drunken socialist and a black doctor are drawn to a gentle, sympathetic deaf mute, whose presence  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers
ISBN: 0141185228 9780141185224
OCLC Number: 605304671
Notes: Originally published in the USA in 1940; originally published in Penguin Books in 1961.
Description: [312] pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Carson McCullers.

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