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Harper Lee

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Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended local schools and the University of Alabama. Before she started writing she lived in New York, where she worked in the reservations department of an international airline. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, two honorary degrees and various other literary awards.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Harper Lee recommends
A Sound Like Thunder (2006)
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The Good Priest's Son (2005)
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"A major work from one of our greatest novelists."
Chicken Dreaming Corn (2004)
Roy Hoffman
"Read this novel to find, from Europe and the past, characters who represent some of the best aspects of our Southern heritage. A story of great appeal in prose lean and clean. Congratulations to Roy Hoffman for his fine work."
The Lightning Keeper (2002)
Starling Lawrence
"This is a great novel, a transcendent and enduring American novel."

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