Collected Stories of Carson McCullers

Collected Stories of Carson McCullers

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Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are "The Member of the Wedding" and "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language." (A Mariner Reissue)

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395925058

  • ISBN-10: 0395925053

  • Pages: 416

  • Price: $16.99

  • Publication Date: 09/15/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 36

Carson McCullers
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Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) was the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, The Member of the Wedding, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and Clock Without Hands. Born in Columbus, Georgia, on February 19, 1917, she became a promising pianist and enrolled in the Juilliard School of Music in New York when she was seventeen, but lacking money for tuition, she never attended classes. Instead she studied writing at Columbia University, which ultimately led to The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, the novel that made her an overnight literary sensation. On September 29, 1967, at age fifty, she died in Nyack, New York, where she is buried.
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Available Resources

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395925058

  • ISBN-10: 0395925053

  • Pages: 416

  • Price: $16.99

  • Publication Date: 09/15/1998

  • Carton Quantity: 36

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