To Kill a Mockingbird

Written by Harper Lee

Published in

About "To Kill a Mockingbird"

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into forty languages, this regional story by a young Alabama woman claims universal appeal. Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story. Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature.

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  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1961)
  • Audie Award for Classic (2007)
  • National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1961)
  • Alabama Author Award for Fiction (1961)
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