The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Summary
Carson McCullers

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Summary

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter was Carson Mc- Cullers' first novel, published in 1940, when the author was just twenty-three years old. It started out as a short story in a creative writing class, and an early, working draft of the novel, then called The Mute, was submitted for a Houghton Mifflin Fiction Fellowship, for which McCullers won a cash prize and a publishing contract. Her editors at Houghton Mifflin convinced her to change...

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