Reflections in a Golden Eye by Carson McCullers

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A powerful and passionate tale is set on a southern army post --a human hell inhabited by a sexually disturbed officer, his animalistic wife, her lover, and the driven young private who forces the drama to its climax. Reissue.

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Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, on February 19, 1917. She died at age fifty in Nyack, New York, on September 29, 1967. A promising pianist, she had hoped to enroll at the Juilliard School of Music when she was seventeen, but when she arrived in New York, she attended writing classes at Columbia University instead. In December 1936 her first story, "Wunderkind," was published in "Story" magazine. That winter she began work on "The Mute," which would become her enduring masterpiece, "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
Published January 1, 1950 by Bantam Books. 117 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Cooking. Fiction

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The Heart is a Lonely Hunger was a sensation of sorts, a critical success, but too remote from common experience to win wide popularity.

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