The heart is a lonely hunter

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With the publication of her first novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter , Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. WhenSinger's mute companion goes insane, Singer moves into the Kelly house, where Mick Kelly, the book's heroine (and loosely based on McCullers), finds solace in her music. Wonderfully attuned to the spiritual isolation that underlies the human condition, and with a deft sense for racial tensions in the South, McCullers spins a haunting, unforgettable story that gives voice to the rejected, the forgotten, and the mistreated--and, through Mick Kelly, gives voice to the quiet, intenselypersonal search for beauty. Richard Wright praised Carson McCullers for her ability "to rise above the pressures of her environment and embrace white and black humanity in one sweep of apprehension and tenderness." She writes "with a sweep and certainty that are overwhelming," said the New York Times . McCullers became an overnight literary sensation, but her novel has endured, just as timely and powerful today as when it was first published. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is Carson McCullers at her most compassionate, endearing best.
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9780618084746
9780553269635
9780618526413
9781557360861
9780060782627
9780547346656
9781417629596
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Audiobooks
Bildungsromane
Bildungsromans
Deaf -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Friendship -- Fiction
Large type books
Love stories
Psychological fiction
Racism -- Fiction
Southern States -- Fiction
Suicide victims -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
title_displayThe heart is a lonely hunter
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The heart is a lonely hunter [electronic resource] / Carson McCullers
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Bildungsromans
Deaf
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Friendship
Large type books
Psychological fiction
Racism
Suicide victims
Teenage girls