Harper Lee

  1. Born April 28, 1926
  2. Her full name is Nelle Harper Lee
  3. Her hometown is Monroeville, Alabama
  4. Monroeville has 6,862 people living there
  5. Monroeville has 30,000 tourists a year
  6. Seven famous writers were born there
  7. She has four siblings
  8. She was a tomboy when she was younger
  9. She went to an all-girls school named Huntingdon College
  10. She later transferred to the University of Alabama and later dropped out
  11. She was part of the Glee club
  12. She has a law degree
  13. She had a summer exchange program at Oxford University
  14. She worked at a Eastern Airlines as a ticket agent
  15. “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published on July 11th, 1960
  16. It was voted best novel of the century
  17. She has her helped with the book “In Cold Blood” which is another best seller
  18. 1962 her book “To Kill a Mockingbird” was turned into a movie
  19. On November 5, 2007, Lee was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George W. Bush.
  20. One of her best friends Truman Capote, was also a writer
  21. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is he only novel she wrote.
  22. She had been invited by Smith and Hickock to witness their execution in 1965, but she declined.
  23. Her signature isexternal image 120px-Harper_Lee_signature.svg.png
  24. She didn’t expect success from “To Kill a Mockingbird”
  25. This is what she looked like…external image Harper-Lee-9377021-1-402.jpg

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