Monroeville: The Search for Harper Lee's Maycomb (Images of America: Alabama)

Monroeville: The Search for Harper Lee's Maycomb (Images of America: Alabama)


For 39 years, humans from around the world and all walks of lifestyles have come to the small city of Monroeville, Alabama, looking for a spot referred to as Maycomb. they arrive looking for a narrative that experience moved hundreds of thousands of individuals with its enduring message, and looking for the realm of the storyteller. Monroeville: the hunt for Harper Lee's Maycomb explores the connection among Harper Lee's homeland and the environment of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Born in keeping with the curiosities of tourists to the Monroe County history Museums, this ebook explores the parallels among the tow worlds via classic photos and informative captions. integrated are images of the Lee kin and the writer in her early years; the attractions of Monroeville that surely encouraged the surroundings of Maycomb; the solid of the Oscar-winning movie version that premiered in 1963; and the Mockingbird gamers, a gaggle of Monroeville citizens who, every year in may well, current an genuine construction of the two-act play tailored via Christopher Sergel. one of the viewers to Monroeville are lecturers and attorneys creating a pilgrimage to Atticus' court, students looking for unanswered questions, and enthusiasts of the radical attempting to catch a glimpse of Scout's global. The Monroe County background Museums, lower than the course of Kathy McCoy, made this attainable in 1991 with the outlet of the previous Courthouse Museum in town sq.. viewers now depart Monroeville feeling as though they walked the streets of Maycomb on a sizzling summer season day, enchanted by way of the imagined presence of Sout, Jem, and Dill exploring their local in an period of tumultuous swap.

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