The Mortgaged Heart: Selected Writings

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Product Details

Price
$18.98
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
April 05, 2005
Pages
292
Dimensions
5.46 X 0.87 X 8.3 inches | 0.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618057054
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About the Author

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.
Margarita Smith was a magazine writer and editor, and the sister of author Carson McCullers. She edited McCuller's posthumous publication The Mortgaged Heart.