The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

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Written in Charlotte, North Carolina in a house on East Blvd, it is about a deaf man named John Singer and the people he encounters in a 1930s mill town in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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The 220th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 11th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  2. - 11th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  3. - 17th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  4. - 35th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  5. - 90th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  6. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)
  7. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  8. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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