Harper Lee

Harper Lee

Born: April 28, 1926

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Nelle Harper E. Lee is an American author known for her 1960 Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Despite being Lee's only published book, it led to her being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contribution to literature.

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Source/Notes: X-kit Literature Series: FET To Kill a Mockingbird, Pearson South Africa - ISBN: 9781868914876

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