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Mockingbird : a portrait of Harper Lee : from Scout to Go set a watchman / Charles J. Shields.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cleveland County Main Library B LEE (Text) 22281500129355 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library B LEE (Text) 39149007343320 Adult Biography Available -

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  • ISBN: 1250115833
  • ISBN: 9781250115836
  • Physical Description: xx, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in hardcover in 2006 by Henry Holt and Company and in paperback in 2007 by St. Martin's Griffin.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Making of Me -- "Ellen" Spelled Backward -- Without "Finishing Touches" -- Rammer Jammer -- To New York City by Way of Oxford -- Go Set a Watchman -- Tay Hohoff Edits Go Set a Watchman -- "See NL's Notes" -- Mockingbird Takes Off -- "Oh, Mr. Peck!" -- Unfinished Business -- The Golden Goose -- Epilogue: The Dike is Breached.
Summary, etc.: "An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a Watchman To Kill a Mockingbird--the twentieth century's most widely read American novel--has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. In this in-depth biography, first published in 2006, Charles J. Shields brings to life the woman who gave us two of American literature's most unforgettable characters, Atticus Finch and his daughter, Scout. Years after its initial publication--with revisions throughout the book and a new epilogue--Shields finishes the story of Harper Lee's life, up to its end. There's her former agent getting her to transfer the copyright for To Kill a Mockingbird to him, the death of Lee's dear sister Alice, a fuller portrait of Lee's editor, Tay Hohoff, and--most vitally--the release of Lee's long-buried first novel and the ensuing public devouring of what has truly become the book of the year, if not the decade: Lee's Go Set a Watchman."--
Subject: Authors, American 20th century Biography
Genre: Biographies.
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