The Mortgaged Heart by Carson McCullers
The Mortgaged Heart is an important collection of Carson McCullers"s work, including stories, essays, articles, poems, and her writing on writing.
These pieces, written mostly before McCullers was nineteen, provide invaluable insight into her life and her gifts and growth as a writer. The collection also contains the the working outline of "The Mute," which became her best-selling novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
Paperback / 320 pages