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Old 19 February 2016, 02:56 PM
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Default Harper Lee dead at age of 89

Nelle Harper Lee, who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 for her book, "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died at the age of 89, multiple sources in her hometown of Monroeville confirmed Friday morning.

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Old 19 February 2016, 07:19 PM
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I can't be the only person here who assumed Harper Lee was a bloke, can I?
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Old 19 February 2016, 09:19 PM
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Probably not, although I knew she was a woman. I'm guessing Harper was the maiden name of her mother or some other matrilineal relative.
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Berke Breathed posted a letter he received from her on his website, and drew a wonderful tribute as well.

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