Title Profile & Character Information

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Annotation
"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter tells an unforgettable tale of moral isolation in a small southern mill town in the 1930s."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Characters
NameSinger, John
GenderMale
TraitsDeaf
Mute

NameKelly, Mick
GenderFemale

NameDr. Copeland
GenderMale
TraitsAfrican American
Estranged

NameBlount, Jake
GenderMale
TraitAlcoholic

NameBrannon, Biff
GenderMale
OccupationCafe owner
TraitWidower

GenreFiction
Classic
Southern fiction
Psychological
Sociological
Coming of age
TopicsLoneliness
Isolation
Southern life
Small town life
Racism
Economic depression
Mental depression
SettingGeorgia
Small town
Mill town