To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Cover

To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee

HarperCollins Publishers, Paperback, 9780061120084, 323pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 2006

Description
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South -- and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, served as the basis of an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father -- a crusading local lawyer -- risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.


NPR
Sunday, Feb 21, 2016

In a tribute to the late Harper Lee, we hear several poignant passages read from her novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." More at NPR.org

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Saturday, Feb 20, 2016

Linda Wertheimer talks to Harper Lee's longtime friend Wayne Flynt about the late author. He will deliver Lee's eulogy. More at NPR.org

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Saturday, Feb 20, 2016

The news of Harper Lee's death hit her beloved hometown particularly hard. Fans and friends in Monroeville, Ala., reflect on her passing. More at NPR.org

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016

We talk with Barrie Hardymon of NPR's Weekend Edition about the book that was, for most of her life, Harper Lee's only published novel. More at NPR.org

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lizzie Skurnick, cultural critic of Harper Lee's books, about what she will be most remembered for. More at NPR.org

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016

The author, who died Friday at 89, lived for decades in the shadow of her iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet there was more to Lee than her characters, however beloved they may remain. More at NPR.org

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel that was published in 1960 and didn't publish another book for more than 50 years afterward. She avoided the spotlight her entire life. She was 89. More at NPR.org

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