Clock Without Hands

Clock Without Hands

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by Carson McCullers
     
 

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Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice. A small-town druggist dying of leukemia calls himself and his community to account in this tale of change and changelessness, of death and the death-in-life that is hate. It is a tale, as McCullers herself wrote, of

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Set in Georgia on the eve of court-ordered integration, Clock Without Hands contains McCullers's most poignant statement on race, class, and justice. A small-town druggist dying of leukemia calls himself and his community to account in this tale of change and changelessness, of death and the death-in-life that is hate. It is a tale, as McCullers herself wrote, of "response and responsibility—of man toward his own livingness."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547346496
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/15/1998
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
361,590
File size:
0 MB

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Tennessee Williams
If I hadn't known before that Carson is a worker of miracles, this work would surely have convinced me of it…She has, once again, and more deeply than ever before, examined the heart of man, with an understanding beyond knowledge, a compassion beyond sentiment.

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