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Charles J Shields

Charles J. Shields is the author of And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life , Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee , the highly acclaimed, bestselling biography of Harper Lee, and I Am Scout: The Biography of Harper Lee (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers). He grew up in the Midwest and taught in a rural school in central Illinois for several years. He has been a reporter for public radio, a journalist, and the author of nonfiction books for young people. He and his wife live near...See more