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To Kill a Mockingbird
- By: Harper Lee
- Narrated by: Sissy Spacek
- Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Harper Lee’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred, available now for the first time as a digital audiobook. One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the 20th century by librarians across the country.
A gift to be treasured
- By David Shear on 07-09-14
Sissy Spacek knockes it out of the park.
Would you listen to To Kill a Mockingbird again? Why?
I first listened to this recording more than 10 years ago on a road trip with my family. It is one of the best-read audiobooks I've ever had the pleasure of listening to, and I am so excited my pre-order finally came in so I can relive that experience.
What does Sissy Spacek bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
She captures Scout completely - sometimes it's difficult for me to "get inside" younger protagonists's heads and Sissy Spacek makes that a non-issue.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
For me, the most moving moment in this book has always been when the entire black community stands up when Atticus passes under them in the courtroom.
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