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French

Ne tirez pas sur l'oiseau moqueur

Harper Lee (author), Isabelle Stoïanov (translator), Isabelle Hausser (afterword)
Title
Ne tirez pas sur l'oiseau moqueur
Author
Harper Lee 1926-2016
Translator
Isabelle Stoïanov
Afterword
Isabelle Hausser
Language
French
Original language
English
Original title
To kill a mockingbird
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Fallois, 2012 | Other editions
447 p.
ISBN
9782253115847 (paperback)

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More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature. Lee published only two books, yet she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007 for her contribution to literature. She also received numerous honorary degrees, though she declined to speak on those occasions. She assisted her close friend Truman Capote in his research for the book In Cold Blood (1966). Capote was the basis for the character Dill Harris in To Kill a Mockingbird.

The plot and characters of To Kill a Mockingbird are loosely based on Lee's observations of her family and neighbors, as well as an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936 when she was 10. The novel deals with the irrationality of adult attitudes towards race and class in th…Read more on Wikipedia