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To kill a mockingbird

To kill a mockingbird

Lee, Harper, 1926-

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird'. This is a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of the story - a black man charged with raping a white girl in the 30s

Book. English.
Published London: Arrow, 1997
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Harper Lee
ISBN: 0099419785, 9780099419785
Note: Originally published: Philadelphia: Lippincott; London: Heinemann, 1960.
Physical Description: 309p. ; 18 cm.
Subject: Afro-Americans Southern States Fiction.; Trials (Rape) Southern States Fiction.; Southern States Fiction.; Lawyers Southern States Fiction.

Author note

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author ofTo Kill a Mockingbirdand has been awarded numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Reviews

"Someone rare has written this very fine novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life and the warmest, most authentic humour. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable"
Truman Capote||"There is humour as well as tragedy in this book, besides its faint note of hope for human nature; and it is delightfully written in the now familiar Southern tradition"
Sunday Times||"Her book is lifted...into the rare company of those that linger in the memory..."
Bookman||"No one ever forgets this book"
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