To Kill a Mockingbird

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HarperCollins, Mar 5, 2002 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its original publication in 1960. It won the Pulitzer Prize, has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, and been made into an enormously popular movie. Most recently, librarians across the country gave the book the highest of honors by voting it the best novel of the twentieth century.

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Good story, fantastic plot and admirable charecters. - LibraryThing
That is not good writing style. - LibraryThing
Also very easy to read for the amount of insight. - LibraryThing
The plot is conflict between characters and society. - LibraryThing
Marvelous storytelling. - LibraryThing
She's a strong, smart female character. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - William345 - LibraryThing

This is the story of the motherless Finch Family of Maycomb, Alabama, in 1934-35. The father is an attorney assigned by the local court to represent a black man alleged to have raped a white woman ... Read full review

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User Review  - stephanie.dicesare.7 - LibraryThing

I had to read this book in Junior English. It wasn't an amazing book, but it wasn't awful either. I liked the first half of the book better. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Pulitzer Prize, and many other accolades.

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