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2007 Audie Award Winner for Classics
Written by Harper Lee - Audio book performed by Sissy Spacek - Unabridged Fiction - 11 COMPACT DISCS - 12 hours
Publisher, Harper / Caedmon Audio (January 2009)
To Kill a Mockingbird Press Release
Harper Lee's classic novel of a lawyer in the deep south defending a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.
One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has earned many distinctions since its original publication in 1960. It won the Pulitzer Prize, has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, and been made into an enormously popular movie. Most recently, librarians across the country gave the book the highest of honors by voting it the best novel of the twentieth century.
About the Author: Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She attended Huntington College and studied law at the University of Alabama. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize and many other literary awards.
About the Performer: Sissy Spacek has been one of film's most respected actresses for more than three decades. Her many honors include an Academy Award® (Coal Miner's Daughter), five additional Oscar® nominations (Carrie, Missing, The River, Crimes of the Heart, and In the Bedroom), three Golden Globe Awards and numerous critics’ awards. Some of Spacek's other film credits include Raggedy Man (directed by husband Jack Fisk), A Home at the End of the World, The Straight Story, Affliction, Badlands, and The Long Walk Home.