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Sunday, April 21, 2013

"Jane Austen of south Alabama"

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“All I want to be is the Jane Austen of south Alabama,” said Harper Lee.

To commemorate Harper Lee’s 86th birthday 28 April, LEFONT Sandy Springs will be showing “To Kill A Mockingbird”, the 3 time Academy Award winning film starring Gregory Peck. A documentary about Lee, “Hey, Boo” is scheduled on the 27th. Phone the box office (404) 255-0140 for info.
Published in 1960 and winning the Pulitzer Prize the following year,“To Kill a Mockingbird” remains a beloved bestseller around the world. It often appears on great novels of the 20th century lists.
Ocee holds copies of the novel, movie, and reading guides.