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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter / by Carson McCullers.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main F McCULLERS carson Heart (Text) 840191001096061 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Available -
Garrett Public Library FIC MCC (Text) 30010170618113 Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0618084746
  • Physical Description: 359 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Mariner Books ed.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Mariner book."
Summary, etc.: At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for all various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. When Singer'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 attune 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, intensely personal search for beauty.
Awards Note: Oprah's Book Club nominee
Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Suicide victims > Fiction.
Southern States > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Deaf > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Bildungsromane.

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