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- The Heart is A Lonely Hunter (Author) 6,808 copies, 131 reviews
- The Member of the Wedding: A Novel 1,760 copies, 26 reviews
- The Ballad of the Sad Café 1,534 copies, 28 reviews
- Reflections in a Golden Eye 605 copies, 15 reviews
- Clock without hands 376 copies, 3 reviews
- Collected Stories of Carson McCullers, including The Member of the Wedding… 371 copies, 3 reviews
- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter/Reflections in a Golden Eye/The Ballad of the… 368 copies, 2 reviews
- The Mortgaged Heart 165 copies, 1 review
- The Member of the Wedding: A Play 103 copies, 2 reviews
- Illumination and Night Glare: The Unfinished Autobiography of Carson… 49 copies, 2 reviews
- The Ballad of the Sad Cafe 47 copies
- The Ballad of Sad Cafe and Other Stories: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter;… 34 copies
- The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: The Novels and Stories of Carson McCullers 33 copies, 1 review
- Die Ballade vom traurigen Cafe 23 copies
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Gay Men's Reading Group: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Join us for a reading group discussion of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter By Carson Mccullers
Left Bank Books (downstairs)
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. 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.
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Carson McCullers reinvented herself after leaving home at age 17 to study at the Juilliard School of Music in Manhattan. Something happened to make her lose the money and she never attended the school. Instead, she worked and took night classes at university. Her published writing began to appear in 1936. She suffered throughout her life from serious illness, including rheumatic fever and several strokes. By the age of 31, her left side was completely paralyzed. Her work, usually set in the South of her birth, often focused on people seen as misfits and outcasts.
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