Harper Lee

American novelist widely known for her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird which deals with the racism she observed as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Lee assisted close friend Truman Capote in his research for the book In Cold Blood (1966).

About Childhood

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From childhood on, I did sit in the courtroom watching my father argue cases and talk to juries.