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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.
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.
How did Harper Lee die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||89 years|
|Birthday||April 28, 1926|
|Death date||February 19, 2016|
|Place of death||Monroeville, Alabama, United States|
|Place of burial||Hillcrest, Penville and Baptist Cemetery, Monroeville, Alabama, United States|
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.Harper Lee
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.Harper Lee
I would like to be the chronicler of something that I think is going down the drain very swiftly, and that is small-town, middle-class southern life.Harper Lee
I’m a slow worker; I’m, I think, a steady worker.Harper Lee
It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.Harper Lee