Lawyer Atticus Finch defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic, Puliter Prize-winning novel—a black man charged with the rape of a white woman. Through the eyes of Atticus's children, Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unanswering honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930's.
Original title: To Kill a Mockingbird
Quotes: 2 (show them)
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Race And Prejudice
Fiction→ Historical→ North America→ Twentieth Century