Best Quotes by Harper Lee, Top Famous Harper Lee Quotes
Nationality: American Profession: Novelist From: April 28, 1926 To February 19, 2016 Age: 90 Years
About Harper Lee
Harper Lee, an
American Novelist was born in April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. Her birth
name was Nelle Harper Lee and she grew up in Monroeville, Alabama. Harper was a
young lady with an agile personality.
name was Amasa Coleman Lee and mother name was Frances Cunningham Finch.Her father was a lawyer and
also ran a local newspaper. She never married nor had children.
developed interest in English literature when she was enrolled at Monroe County
High School. She graduated from high school in 1944 and then she attended Huntingdon
College in Montgomery for a year. Then for studying law for several years she transferred
to the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa but did not complete a degree.
In 1949 she
moved to The New York city and took a job as an airline reservation agent and
she also wrote fiction in her spare time. She wrote her first novel "To
Kill a Mockingbird," during her job as an airline reservation agent which
was published in 1960 and won a Pulitzer Prize. The characters of this novel
are based on Lee's observations of her family and neighbors.
publication of her novel until her death she doesn’t granted any interview. She
did not appear on television and did not give interviews to protect her privacy
and spoke through her literary agents. She was an extensive writer. Lee was
awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.
wrote many books and quotes on different topics. Most famous quote is given
feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”
She was died
on 19th February, 2016 at the age of 89.