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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by  Harper Lee - Hardcover - Signed - 1995 - from Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA (SKU: 31718)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

by Lee, Harper

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
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ISBN 10
006017322X
ISBN 13
9780060173227
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NY: HarperCollins, 1995. 35th Anniversary edition, 17th prnt (1998). Signed by Lee on the half-title page in her customary blue ink. Front board lower corner with weak bump; dustjacket spine bottom edge with tiny crease; otherwise, a tight, bright, unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Anniversary Edition.

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Synopsis

To Kill a Mockingbird is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was instantly successful and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on the author's observations of her family and neighbors, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old. The novel is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with serious issues of rape and racial inequality.

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On Aug 9 2015, CloggieDownunder said:
“I never deliberately learned to read……..Now that I was compelled to think about it, reading was something that just came to me, as learning to fasten the seat of my union suit without looking around, or achieving two bows from a snarl of shoelaces. I could not remember when the line above Atticus’s moving finger separated into words, but I had stared at them all the evenings in my memory, listening to the news of the day, Bills To Be Enacted into Laws, the diaries of Lorenzo Day - anything Atticus happened to be reading when I crawled into his lap every night. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”

To Kill a Mockingbird is the first published novel by American author, Harper Lee. Almost-nine-year-old Scout (Jean Louise) Finch had never set eyes on her reclusive neighbour, Boo (Arthur) Radley, until the night of Halloween, 1935. To Scout, her almost-thirteen-year-old brother, Jem (Jeremy Atticus Finch) and their summer vacation friend, Dill (Charles Parker Harris), Boo Radley was an almost mythical creature who remained hidden in the Radley house and was the subject of much childhood speculation. Their fascination was frowned upon by their father, Atticus, a lawyer elected to the state legislature.

When Atticus took on the defence of a black man, he warned his children that some unpleasantness could well be the result. This was, after all, Alabama, and attitudes to race and class were strongly prejudiced, but what happened after the verdict was beyond anyone’s expectations.

Lee’s telling of events from Scout’s point of view gives the reader a unique perspective that includes much humour as Scout, Jem and Dill learn life’s lessons. The Finch’s black housekeeper, Calpurnia, their neighbour, Miss Maudie Atkinson, their Aunt Alexandra, Atticus, and even Jem are given words of wisdom that will resonate today as they did when the book was first published: “People in their right minds never take pride in their talents” and “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” are but two examples.

Lee’s book deserves multiple readings: each pass through will reveal new delights. Truman Capote’s description: “A touching book; and so funny, so likeable” is wholly apt. Unforgettable.

Details

Bookseller
Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
31718
Title
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Author
Lee, Harper
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
006017322X
ISBN 13
9780060173227
Publisher
HarperCollins
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1995
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

Revere Books has offered collector-condition first editions primarily of 20th century American and British fiction and poetry since 1991. Signed copies are a specialty.Member, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) & the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

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