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Harper Lee


Harper Lee

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 of two novels: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and GO SET A WATCHMAN. Harper Lee has been awarded numerous literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Harper Lee

Books by Harper Lee

by Harper Lee - Fiction

Originally written in the mid-1950s, GO SET A WATCHMAN was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014. GO SET A WATCHMAN features many of the characters from TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD some 20 years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch --- Scout --- struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.

by Harper Lee - Historical Fiction

One of the best-loved stories of all time, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the Deep South defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.