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To Kill A Mockingbird


                                             HARPER LEE 1926 - 2016
Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926. She was the youngest of four children of Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Finch Lee. Harper attended Huntingdon College 1944-45, studied law at University of Alabama 1945-49, and spent a year at Oxford University. In the 1950s Harper moved to New York City where she decided to work on writing To Kill a Mockingbird. In 1957 she submitted the manuscript to the J. B. Lippincott Company and was told that her novel read too much like a series of loosely connected short stories. She spent the next two and a half years revising the book, and in 1960 it was published, winning the Pulitzer Prize and thousands of devoted readers. 


You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.

Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.