Knowledge Identifier: +Carson_McCullers
Born in 1917.
Countries: United States (76%), New York (12%), United Kingdom (6%)
Linked to: Columbus High School, Juilliard School, New York University, University of Texas at Austin
In September 1934, at age 17, she left home on a steamship bound for New York City, planning to study piano at the Juilliard School of Music
Ian Fleming - Fleming himself mentioned both his wartime Operation Golden Eye and Carson McCullers' 1941 novel "Reflections in a Golden Eye", which described the use of British naval bases in the Caribbean by the American navy
Her home from 1945 to 1967 in South Nyack, New York, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006
In 1953 Reeves tried to convince her to commit suicide with him, but she fled and Reeves killed himself in their Paris hotel with an overdose of sleeping pills
To Kill a Mockingbird - "Time" magazine's 1960 review of the book states that it "teaches the reader an astonishing number of useful truths about little girls and about Southern life" and calls Scout Finch "the most appealing child since Carson McCullers' Frankie got left behind at the wedding"
"The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" was adapted as a film with the same title in 1968 with Alan Arkin in the lead role
Alfre Woodard - In 1997 she had the leading roles in "The Member of the Wedding" based on novel b writer Carson McCullers, and "Miss Evers' Boys"
Susan Sarandon - In 2012, Sarandon's audiobook performance of Carson McCullers' "The Member of the Wedding" was released at Audible.com
The suggestion was further explored in "A Member of the Family," an article on Lamar Smith, by Daniel Bellware in the Fall 2017 issue of "Muscogiana" published by Columbus State University