To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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Registered: 04-09-1999
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Sat, 01-09-2010 - 11:04am

Finally got around to reading this gem....and Loved it...what a wonderful story....and great characters....If you haven't read it....go get it...


Set in the small Southern town of Maycomb, Alabama, during the Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus--three years punctuated by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman. Though her story explores big themes, Harper Lee chooses to tell it through the eyes of a child. The result is a tough and tender novel of race, class, justice, and the pain of growing up.


Hugs, Ruth




 


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Registered: 09-03-2005
Sat, 01-16-2010 - 3:14pm
I haven't read this and it's one of many classics I hope to get too at some point.


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Registered: 06-16-2004
Mon, 01-25-2010 - 4:39pm
I have this sitting right beside me but have not started it yet. I think I read it in high school but can't remember. Thanks for the review.



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