'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' Lawyer Atticus Finch gives this advice to his ...Show synopsis'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' Lawyer Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history will only tolerate so much...A benchmark of classic American literature, To Kill A Mockingbird approaches the highly sensitive topic of racism in 1930s America with humour, warmth and compassion, making it widely recognised as one of the best books of the twentieth century and in American literature.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. 1962 Printing. Different Cover Art. A standard copy. Text...Fair. 1962 Printing. Different Cover Art. A standard copy. Text is clean but has yellowed. Softcovers are good but have light edge wear. Spine has crease. Binding is bowed and has a cracked hinge between pp. 38 and 39. Careful packaging and fast shipping. We recommend EXPEDITED MAIL for even faster delivery.
Description:Fair. Vintage Mass market paperback with Gregory Peck Photo...Fair. Vintage Mass market paperback with Gregory Peck Photo cover in acceptable condition is shiny and sound with naturally age tanned text.
Description:Fair. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with...Fair. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
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Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1963. 284 pages. Acceptable paperback;...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1963. 284 pages. Acceptable paperback; overall the book is complete and readable however defects are present. Defects may include missing plates, shelf wear and marks to cover, marking to pages, foxing and tanning.
Even though it is a high school English requirement, it is an accurate account of how people were treated at that time in history. The movie is pretty close to the book so if you have a chance watch the movie too. It brings it to life more than the book.
An excellent work of literature! As an 8th grade teacher I share this novel with my students each year and this audio book is the best version I have ever found. Sally Darling's narration is top-notch with spot-on inflections and cadence that allow the listener to transport themselves to Scout's world flawlessly. A must read - and a must listen!
If The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1984, and The Great Gatsby were all tossed into a literary cage-fighting match together, which book would emerge as the victor? To make this interesting, let's include The Hunger Games, which isn't a literarly classic like the others but IS about ...
I read this book in high school and then saw the movie and my kids read it in high school and they are now teaching this book in their class. Although our understanding of race and prejudice has improved our actions lag. Teaching tolerance is still critical. What do you think beyond the race issue ...
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