Ballad of the Sad Caf

Ballad of the Sad Caf

by Carson McCullers

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Viking Penguin
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Meet the Author

Only 23 when she wrote her extraordinary debut novel The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers (1917-1967) was an American novelist, essayist, and short story writer. With her distinct Southern-Gothic writing style and a penchant for writing about misfits and loners, McCullers’s contributions to American literature are monumental in scope.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 19, 1917
Date of Death:
November 29, 1967
Place of Birth:
Columbus, Georgia
Place of Death:
Nyack, New York
Columbia University and New York University, 1935

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