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The heart is a lonely hunter

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 19
Lexile measure:
760L
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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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ISBN:
9780618084746
9780553269635
9780618526413
9781557360861
9780060782627
9781417629596
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Grouping Title heart is a lonely hunter
Grouping Author mccullers carson
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 04:18:00AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-15 04:29:38AM

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subject_facet Allegories, Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Deaf -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Large type books, Love stories, Psychological fiction, Racism -- Fiction, Southern States -- Fiction, Suicide victims -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction
title_display The heart is a lonely hunter
title_full The heart is a lonely hunter / Carson McCullers, The heart is a lonely hunter / by Carson McCullers, The heart is a lonely hunter [electronic resource] McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
title_short The heart is a lonely hunter
topic_facet Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Deaf, Friendship, Large type books, Psychological fiction, Racism, Suicide victims, Teenage girls