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Harper Lee


Harper Lee grew up in Alabama, the daughter of a lawyer. She was educated in the South, moved to New York in the 1950s, took a job as an airline reservations clerk, and wrote her first and only novel during that time. "To Kill a Mockingbird," published in 1960, won a Pulitzer Prize, and is still admired, widely-taught, and beloved. To Kill a ... See full bio »
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Her play, "To Kill A Mockingbird," was performed at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England with Alan Dobie and Eileen Gourlay in the cast.

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They're Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf. See more »

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Was Truman Capote's personal assistant when he went to Garden City, Kansas, to investigate the Clutter murders in Holcomb, Kansas - which became his bestselling book, In Cold Blood, and at least two films: In Cold Blood (1967) and In Cold Blood (1996). They were childhood friends. See more »

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