Light foxing on free endpapers and paste-down. I felt that it really showed the thoughts and actions, both good and bad, of the people in the South during the time of the Great Depression. The local judge appoints him to defend a black man, Tom Robinson, who is falsely accused of raping a white woman. It was instantly successful and has become a classic of modern American literature. Nothing happens all by itself.
Both inner hinges are completely torn, so text block is completely separated from cover. It has been translated into more than forty languages and has sold more than forty million copies worldwide. For many young people this novel becomes their first big read, the grown-up story that all later books will be measured against. Two tiny, inadvertent pen marks to exterior. There is so much to learn from Shakespeare and works of similar stature that cannot be learned from The Hunger Games. Boards show minor soiling and some uneven tanning to front panel; lower tips are rubbed.
I guess it's just a matter of different approaches schools have towards literature. Endpapers are bright and clean. There are other book club editions that are thinner, have a different cover or dust jacket design, so they are usually fairly easy to differentiate. Green quarter cloth with grey boards, grey titles at spine. Atticus suspects he will lose the case, but he faces up to the challenge just the same, at one point heroically stepping between his client and a lynch mob.
Only months after the first edition this is the stated 9th printing in very good clean unmarked 296 page hardcover. The story unfolds over a period of three years, starting when Scout is six years old. The novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. The books we use and the methods we use to teach them have never worked. In our courts all women are believed equally. It was discovered decades later and published by HarperCollins in July 2015.
Who would argue that Weinstein, Cosby and all the others do not deserve what they are getting? In 1961, the book received the Brotherhood Award of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, a group founded in 1927 -- renamed in the 1990s as the National Conference for Community and Justice -- dedicated to promoting religious, racial, gender and social equity and diversity. After reading the novel there were some moments and people that I found particularly enjoyable. There are many similarities and differences in the book and movie versions of To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I thought it would be a great enjoyment to refresh my memory of this epic book. They are leaving the kind of old-fashioned humanism espoused by Harper Lee behind and replacing it with radical, uncompromising new demands. About this Item: Lippincott, 1960. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, the book won numerous other awards.
It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an A. As a child, Harper Lee was an unruly tomboy. The dustjacket is enclosed in a durable plastic sleeve for future protection. Boards have a few small scuffs to front panel, very faint stain at center spine, lightly bumped spine tips and light rubbing to edges. We had a few months to read maybe 3 or 4 books that were mandatory; then we could pick our own remaining 9 books that we had to read given they weren't children's books or anything. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down page.
There will always be a lot of teenagers who skip work where possible, whether in reading or in anything else. Please view our other facsimile dust jackets being offered for sale. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. It wasn't until February of 2015 that news of a second novel surfaced, when Lee's publisher announced a newly discovered manuscript for Go Set a Watchman, the novel Lee wrote before To Kill a Mockingbird. Corners show shelf-rub causing loss of paper at corner tips.
She talked back to teachers. The judges then determine if one book stands out for recognition. Although the book and the movie follow the same general plot, there are many differences in them affecting the development of the main character, Scout. Stated Sixth Impression, with no W on copyright page. It also does not have the Capote photograph of Lee on the back of the panel. And if that means we shelve Shakespeare in favor of The Hunger Games, so be it.