This is an overview of the personality - The Leading Light of Harper Lee.
|Date of Birth||1926-04-28|
|Place of Birth||Monroeville, AL|
About Harper Lee
Southern American author who wrote the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird. She was awarded the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom for her tremendous contribution to American literature and culture.
Early Life Experience of Harper Lee
She was a tomboy who loved to read, and she was a schoolmate and lifelong friend of Truman Capote. She attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama and secured a literary agent shortly after her graduation.
Her second novel, Go Set a Watchman, was published in 2015.
Family Life and Relationship
She was born Nelle Harper Lee in Monroeville, Alabama to Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Cunningham Finch, and she grew up with four siblings. Her father, an attorney, once represented two African-American men who were accused of murdering a white man.
Her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, was turned into a film starring actor Gregory Peck.