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The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
By Carson McCullers and Cherry Jones (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harperaudio
Publication date July 30, 2004
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060764869
ISBN-10 0060764864
Dimensions 1.75 by 5.75 by 5.75 in.
Weight 0.72 lbs.
Original list price $39.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Carson McCullers was all of twenty-three when she published her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. She became an overnight literary sensation, and soon such authors as Tennessee Williams were calling her "the greatest prose writer that the South [has] produced." Available now for the first time on audio from Caedmon and HarperAudio, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter tells an unforgettable tale of moral isolation in a small southern mill town in the 1930s.

Richard Wright was astonished by McCullers's ability "to rise above the pressures of her environment and embrace white and black humanity in one sweep of apprehension and tenderness." Hers is a humanity that touches all who come to her work, whether for the first time or, as so many do, time and time again. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is Carson McCullers at her most compassionate, most enduring best.

Performed by Cherry Jones



Editions
Hardcover
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Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (October 1, 1999)
9780783887739 | details & prices | 495 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $28.95
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town
Reissue edition from Modern Library (May 1, 1993)
9780679424741 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $20.00
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town
Large print edition from Isis Large Print Books (July 1, 1988)
9781557360861 | details & prices | 431 pages | List price $19.95
About: Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeWhen she was only twenty-three, Carson McCullers's first novel created a literary sensation.
from Buccaneer Books (July 1, 1983)
9781568494623 | details & prices | List price $19.95
from Houghton Mifflin (June 1, 1940); titled "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter,"
9780395079782 | details & prices | 273 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $18.95
About: A novel set in a small southern town focusing on man's loneliness in a silent, unfathomable universe
Paperback
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from Mariner Books (April 21, 2004)
9780618526413 | details & prices | 359 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $13.95
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
from Mariner Books (September 8, 2000)
9780618084746 | details & prices | 359 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $12.00
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
Reissue edition from Bantam Books (March 1, 1996)
9780553269635 | details & prices | 4.00 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: When she was only twenty-three, Carson  McCullers's first novel created a literary sensation.
from Bantam Books (May 1, 1982)
9780553239119 | details & prices | List price $5.50
About: Carson McCullers was all of twenty-three when she published her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
from Amsco School Pubns Inc (June 1, 1940); titled "Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
9780877207535 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $11.58
Miscellaneous
from Houghton Mifflin (August 1, 2010)
9780547346656 | details & prices | List price $12.00
CD/Spoken Word
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With Cherry Jones (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Harperaudio (July 30, 2004)
9780060764869 | details & prices | 5.75 × 5.75 × 1.75 in. | 0.72 lbs | List price $39.95
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (April 1, 2004); titled "Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
9780606336604 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $21.25
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
from Demco Media (March 1, 1996)
9780606007863 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $15.20
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781439571088 | details & prices | 359 pages | List price $21.95
from Turtleback Books (April 21, 2004); titled "Heart Is A Lonely Hunter"
9781417629596 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $25.70
About: A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780881038187 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $14.75

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