Harper Lee a Well-Known Us Writer is No More [ Current Affairs ]
Harper Lee a famous US has writer passed away in Monroeville, Alabama, US at the age of 89 years. A novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ has been penned by her which was released in 1960 and had become a classic of modern American literature.
- More than 40 million copies has sold worldwide of this novel.
- The book was about presence in American literature and includes the tale of a white lawyer defending a black man accused of rape in the Deep South.
About Harper Lee:
- She was born on 28th April 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, US as Nelle Harper Lee.
- Academy Award (Oscars) To Kill a Mockingbird an American classic is also written by her.
- She had penned Go Set a Watchman novel in 1950s mid and it was published in July 2015 as “Sequel” of To Kill a Mockingbird.
Awards and Honours:
- Prize (1961)
- Presidential Medal of Freedom (2007) for her contribution to literature.
- Published on: February 23, 2016