Mockingbird

Mockingbird

A Portrait of Harper Lee : From Scout to Go Set A Watchman

Book - 2016
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"An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a Watchman. To Kill a Mockingbird--the twentieth century's most widely read American novel--has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, Charles J. Shields brings to life the woman who gave us two of American literature's most unforgettable characters, Atticus Finch and his daughter, Scout. Years after its initial publication--with revisions throughout the book and a new epilogue--Shields finishes the story of Harper Lee's life, up to its end. There's her former agent getting her to transfer the copyright for To Kill a Mockingbird to him, the death of Lee's dear sister Alice, a fuller portrait of Lee's editor, Tay Hohoff, and--most vitally--the release of Lee's long-buried first novel and the ensuing public devouring of what has truly become the book of the year, if not the decade: Lee's Go Set a Watchman."--
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9781250115836
1250115833
Branch Call Number: 921 LEE, HARPER 2016
Characteristics: xx, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm

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