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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter


Book Description
"The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" was Carson McCullers' first novel, written in 1940. Set in a small town in the American South, it is the story of a group of people who 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 changes their lives. This powerful exploration of ali... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (82 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-100141185228
ISBN-13978-0141185224
Publication Date08/31/2006
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About Carson McCullers (Author) : Carson McCullers is a published author and an editor of children's books. Published credits of Carson McCullers include Sucker (Creative's Classics) and The Member of the Wedding.
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