Friday, February 19, 2016

Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author, dead at 89

Actor Gregory Peck (left)  plays lawyer Atticus Finch, and defends Tom Robinson (actor Brock Peters), a Black man falsely accused of raping a White woman in the rural South, in the 1962 film 'To Kill A Mocking Bird,' a movie based on Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name
Harper Lee
(CNN) Harper Lee, whose debut novel, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' immortalized her name with its story of justice and race in a small Southern town and became a classic of American literature, has died. She was 89.
Her death was confirmed Friday by the City Hall in Monroeville, Alabama, where she lived. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CNN.COM

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