Puget Sound English Department

April 28, 2009

Harper Lee Is 83

Filed under: Activities off Campus,Literature — O. @ 4:05 pm

mockingharper-leeHarper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird, is 83 years old today.  Happy Birthday to Mrs. Lee and greetings to Scout, Jem, Tom Robinson, Boo Radley, and the rest of the community of characters living forever in one of the great American novels.

To Kill A Mockingbird was first published in 1960. It was memorably adapted to the cinema in 1962 (the image to the left is from the film), starring Gregory Peck, Brock Peters, and Mary Badham, among others.

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