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The heart is a lonely hunter

Author: Carson McCullers
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000. ©1940
Series: Oprah's book club
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: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Bildungsromans
Paperback
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carson McCullers
ISBN: 0618084746 9780618084746 0618526412 9780618526413 9781417629596 1417629592 0141185228 9780141185224 0553269631 9780553269635 0395079780 9780395079782
OCLC Number: 44887759
Language Note: ESL 112+
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Awards: Oprah's Book Club.
Description: 359 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Oprah's book club
Responsibility: Carson McCullers.
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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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"A remarkable book . . . [McCullers] writes with a sweep and certainty that are overwhelming." "Quite remarkable . . . McCullers leaves her characters hauntingly engraved in the reader's memory." Read more...

 
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