To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper LeeThe 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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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird , novel by Harper Lee , published in Enormously popular, it was translated into some 40 languages and sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. In it won a Pulitzer Prize. Atticus is a well-known and respected lawyer. He teaches his children to be empathetic and just, always leading by example. Although Atticus presents a defense that gives a more plausible interpretation of the evidence—that Mayella was attacked by her father, Bob Ewell—Tom is convicted. He is later killed while trying to escape custody.
Fame and obscurity
Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird , set to begin previews November 1 at the Shubert Theatre. As previously reported, Stephen McKinley Henderson was featured in a scene that has been cut from the script during development. The play is penned by Aaron Sorkin, adapted from the novel of the same name by Harper Lee about racial injustice and set in s Alabama. The drama is structured as a memory play, with Scout remembering the events of one summer when her father Atticus defended a black man during a local trial. Blocking belongs on the stage, not on websites. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Please consider supporting us by whitelisting playbill.