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General Note: ALA banned and challenged classics.
Summary, etc.: The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina and quiet heroism of one man's struggle for justice, in this Pulitzer Prize-winning classic that has been translated into more than 40 languages.
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Subject: Alabama
Wei├če
Toleranz
Kind
Girls Fiction
Trials (Rape) Fiction
Race relations Fiction
Southern States Fiction
Fathers and daughters Fiction
Genre: Legal stories.
Bildungsromans.
Electronic books.
Belletristische Darstellung.
Domestic fiction.

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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Lee, Harper
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Nelle Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama on April 28, 1926. She studied law at the University of Alabama from 1945 to 1949, and spent a year as an exchange student in Oxford University, Wellington Square. She moved to New York where she worked as an airlines reservations clerk while pursuing a literary career. In 1959, she accompanied Truman Capote to Holcombe, Kansas, as a research assistant for Capote's novel In Cold Blood. Her first book, To Kill a Mockingbird, was published in 1960 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961. The book was adapted as a feature film in 1962 and a London stage play in 1987. Her second book, Go Set a Watchman, was published in 2015. She died on February 19, 2016 at the age of 89. (Bowker Author Biography)

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