To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird (Book 1)

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As seen through the eyes of his children, this is the legendary, wrenching story of lawyer Atticus Finch, who takes on a case that cuts deeply into the heart of racism in the 1930s Deep South. Mature content*

* Title may contain language or content considered inappropriate for younger readers.


When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. When it healed, and Jem’s fears of never being able to play football were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious abou...

About the Author:

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She is the author of the acclaimed novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and numerous other literary awards and honours. She died on 19 February 2016.

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page turner, plot twist, realistic fiction

This book is a classic of literature showing the prejudices and bias of people that has not been consigned to history

1 reader liked this
7/5/2023 8:33:57 PM
Loved It
vivid and beautiful

This is a timeless classic that I read years ago in school and now think everyone should read.

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11/23/2022 1:34:32 PM
racial discrimination in america

This is one of the greatest books I've read, and it's a beautiful story that also surprised and delighted me many times.

1 reader liked this
11/23/2022 1:34:39 PM
a true american classic

The term "classic" is appropriately used here. This is also why it is a required reading in classrooms throughout the USA

1 reader liked this
11/23/2022 1:34:50 PM
Loved It
racism, court

Story of a time where racial prejudice is the norm. And of a legal system that provides no protection to the black population at all.

11/19/2022 1:58:02 PM
Loved It
a hugely moving book

An enlightening story of racial conflict and the heroic Atticus Finch. A rape case that rocks a southern family and town during the Great Depression.

11/20/2022 1:25:03 PM
Loved It
thought provoking, for all ages, classic literature...More

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the best book she has ever written—a touching tale seen through the eyes of a youngster. It has been quite some time since a book had such an impact on me.

Drama set in a courtroom with a profound message that rings true even now. It'll have you thinking, for sure.

Perhaps my fave of all time. This book was the spark that ignited my lifelong passion for reading when I read it for the first time in elementary school.

10/3/2022 2:50:42 PM

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