|Charles J. Shields.|
|Pages/Publication Date:||352 / 2017|
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Griffin|
In 2006, Charles Shields introduced us at last to Harper Lee, the reclusive Pulitzer Prize winner who created the immortal characters of Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout. Ten years later, following the appearance of Go Set a Watchman and Lee's much lamented death, Shields revisited his biography, offering revisions throughout the book and a new epilogue to tell the full story of her life. He tells how the author's former agent Samuel Pinkus got her to transfer the copyright for To Kill a Mockingbird to him, describes the death of Lee's protective sister Alice, provides a fuller portrait of her editor Tay Hohoff, and chronicles the events leading to the release of Lee's long-buried first novel.