If you're looking for more information about this book and its author, you might find these materials helpful.
Carson's Childhood Home
The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians is located in the home Carson grew up in, which has been designated a historic landmark. Find a host of great information and Southern hospitality at the website: www.mccullerscenter.org.
Research materials, images and many of Carson's original manuscripts are housed at the Harry Ransom Humanities Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Get the details about their collections here: www.hrc.utexas.edu.
Information about Yaddo, the artist's community where Carson was inspired to write some of her best work and returned many times during her lifetime. Find out what makes Yaddo so special here: http://www.yaddo.org/
Letter from Tennessee Williams
Carson's good friend, playwright Tennessee Williams, wrote a personal letter to her in 1948 that is part of a collection at Duke University. Read the text here: scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/literary/letter_mccullers.htm.
Georgia Women of Achievement
McCullers was inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement Hall of Fame in March, 1994. Learn more about her contributions to her home state: www.gawomen.org/honorees/mccullersc.htm .
Published on July 03, 2008