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Clock Without Hands

 
 
 
 
Clock Without Hands
Author: Carson McCullers
ISBN 13: 9780395929735
ISBN 10: 395929733
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 1998-09-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $22.95
 
 

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."