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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
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Manufacturer: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Release date: 31 December 1983
ISBN-10 : 0553269631 | ISBN-13: 9780553269635
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""'I'm one who knows. I'm a stranger in a strange land.'" "When he read the Spinoza aloud to himself the words had a rich, dark sound." "


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""When Carson McCullers was a teenager, she came to New York City to study piano at Juilliard. She never matriculated; she lost the purse with her tuition money in it. Such small, unredressed tragedies as these are at the silent, solitary heart of McCullers' first novel, which centers on a deaf-mute and a teenage tomboy living in a small Georgia town in the 1930s. McCullers' characters reach out to one another for sympathy and understanding, but not all of them can complete the connection, and th"