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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User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

Harper Lee employs a light touch in portraying the bittersweet comedy of growing up in a small Southern town where everyone is marginally related to everyone. Where there is nothing much to do. Where ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship - Goodreads

Like everyone else, I read this in school, and do not recall having strong feelings about it. This year I decided to re-read it, alongside Go Set a Watchman, for the sake of having an informed opinion ... 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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