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Harper lee

  1. 1. Early life.
  2. 2. Born on April 28, 1926
  3. 3. Amasa Coleman Lee, former newspaper editor and lawyer
  4. 4. Frances Finch Lee Suffered from mental illness, rarely leaved the house
  5. 5. The youngest of four children, she grew up as a tomboy
  6. 6. Truman Capote`was one of her childhood friend
  7. 7. Went to all-female Huntingdon College in Montgomery
  8. 8. Went to University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, accepted into its Law School
  9. 9. Became the editor of the school magazine Rammer Jammer
  10. 10. Rise to fame.
  11. 11. Came to New York in 1956 to be a writer
  12. 12. Completed in 1957
  13. 13. Revised version published in 1960
  14. 14. Initial responses were mixed...
  15. 15. ...but in 1961, it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  16. 16. Does Harper Lee’s childhood sound familiar to you?
  17. 17. Harper Lee ≈ Scout
  18. 18. From Alabama
  19. 19. Youngest child
  20. 20. Tomboy
  21. 21. Lawyer father
  22. 22. After To Kill a Mockingbird.
  23. 23. On November 5, 2007, George W. Bush presented Lee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. This is the highest civilian award in the United States.
  24. 24. Since publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee has granted almost no requests for interviews or public appearances.
  25. 25. With the exception of a few short essays, she has published nothing further.
  26. 26. Lee continues to live a quiet, private life in New York City and Monroeville.

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