02-19-2016, 12:20 PM #1
"To Kill A Mockingbird" author, Harper Lee, has died
NBC News: 'To Kill A Mockingbird' author Harper Lee dies
Nelle Harper Lee was 89
By Local 4 - ClickOnDetroit news staff
Posted: 11:02 AM, February 19, 2016
Updated: 11:05 AM, February 19, 2016
Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died -- according to the mayor in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama...
02-19-2016, 12:25 PM #2
Author Harper Lee dead at 89
Detroit News and wire reports 10:58 a.m. EST February 19, 2016
Harper Lee, the elusive author of best-seller ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ has died at 89, publisher HarperCollins has confirmed. Lee was 89.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” is among the most beloved novels in history, with worldwide sales topping 40 million copies. It was released on July 11, 1960, won the Pulitzer Prize and was adapted into a 1962 movie of the same name, starring Gregory Peck in an Oscar-winning performance as the courageous attorney Atticus Finch. Although occasionally banned over the years because of its language and racial themes, the novel has become a standard for reading clubs and middle schools and high schools...
02-19-2016, 12:33 PM #3
RIP to the author of one of my favorite books.
02-19-2016, 06:55 PM #4Registered User
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RIP Harper Lee!!
02-19-2016, 08:36 PM #5
Rest In Peace, Miss Harper
02-21-2016, 11:52 AM #6
Author Harper Lee buried in Alabama hometown
Kim Chandler, Associated Press 5:21 p.m. EST February 20, 2016
Monroeville, Ala. — The author of the America classic “To Kill a Mockingbird” was laid to rest Saturday, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of friends and family, a reflection of how she had lived.
Harper Lee, who died Friday at age 89, was eulogized at a church in the small Alabama town of Monroeville, which the author used as a model for the imaginary town of Maycomb, the setting of Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel...
02-21-2016, 11:59 AM #7
The dirt-cheap NYC apartment where Harper Lee would hide out:
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