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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?heart+is+a+lonely+hunter+mccullers '''The Heart is a Lonely Hunter'''] (1940)  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?heart+is+a+lonely+hunter+mccullers '''The Heart is a Lonely Hunter'''] (1940)  
 
**[http://swvapub.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=39F6FF05-1C89-4CBD-89F1-BD7088D3C62D Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
 
**[http://swvapub.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=39F6FF05-1C89-4CBD-89F1-BD7088D3C62D Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
**[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?loneyl+hunter+mccullers+kit Book Club Kit]
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**[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?lonely+hunter+mccullers+kit Book Club Kit]
 
**The NEA Big Read website has a  [http://neabigread.org/books/lonelyhunter/readers-guide/ reader's guide to the book]
 
**The NEA Big Read website has a  [http://neabigread.org/books/lonelyhunter/readers-guide/ reader's guide to the book]
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?reflections+in+a+golden+eye+mccullers '''Reflections in a Golden Eye'''] (1941)  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?reflections+in+a+golden+eye+mccullers '''Reflections in a Golden Eye'''] (1941)  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+mccullers '''The Member of The Wedding'''] (1946)
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**[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+sound+recording+mccullers Audiobook]
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** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
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**Adapted into [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+play a play in 1949]
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ballad+of+the+sad+cafe+mccullers '''Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Stories'''] (1951)
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ballad+of+the+sad+cafe+mccullers '''Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Stories'''] (1951)
 
**Contains the title novella and six short stories: "Wunderkind", "The Jockey", "Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland", "The Sojourner", "A Domestic Dilemma" and "A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud"
 
**Contains the title novella and six short stories: "Wunderkind", "The Jockey", "Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland", "The Sojourner", "A Domestic Dilemma" and "A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud"
 
** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
 
** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
 
**Adapted into [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ballad+of+the+sad+café+albee a play by Edward Albee]
 
**Adapted into [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ballad+of+the+sad+café+albee a play by Edward Albee]
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+mccullers '''The Member of The Wedding'''] (1946)
 
**[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+sound+recording Audiobook]
 
** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
 
**Adapted into [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?member+of+the+wedding+play a play in 1949]
 
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?clock+without+hands+mccullers '''Clock Without Hands'''] (1961)
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?clock+without+hands+mccullers '''Clock Without Hands'''] (1961)
 
** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]
 
** [Downloadable eBook from Overdrive]

Revision as of 16:41, 13 January 2016

Article in Themes and Big Read categories.

The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, is designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture. The Big Read brings together partners from across the country to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. JMRL invites all book lovers in Central Virginia to join The Big Read throughout March 2016. Read and discuss The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers and participate in programs about the book, its themes, and its author.

We've selected a list of books, movies, and music in the JMRL collection that will inspire further exploration and enhance your reading. There is a printable version of the adult list. Find more resources and discussion questions for this book in the Big Read Reader’s Guide.

About the Author

Works by Carson McCullers

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