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Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird

Scout, Atticus, and Boo: A Celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird

by Mary McDonagh Murphy


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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Harper Lee’s beloved classic To Kill a Mockingbird, filmmaker Mary Murphy has interviewed prominent figures—including Oprah, Anna Quindlen, and Tom Brokaw—on how the book has impacted their lives. These interviews are compiled in Scout, Atticus, and Boo, the perfect companion to one of the most important American books of the 20th Century. Scout, Atticus, and Boo will also feature a foreword from acclaimed writer Wally Lamb.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061924125
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/05/2011
Series: P.S. Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 733,392
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)

About the Author

Mary McDonagh Murphy is an Emmy Award-winning producer and an independent documentary director whose work has appeared on NBC, PBS, and CBS. This book is based on her interviews in the film Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman, broadcast on PBS's American Masters in July 2015. Murphy has written for Newsweek, the Chicago Tribune, Daily Beast, and Publishers Weekly. She lives in Scarborough, New York, with Bob, Kate, and James Minzesheimer.

Table of Contents

Foreword: A Mockingbird Mosaic by Wally Lamb ix

Part I Scout, Atticus, and Boo 1

Part II The Interviews 43

Mary badham 45

Boaty boatwright 51

Rick Bragg 57

Tom Brokaw 61

The Reverend Thomas Lane Butts 66

Rosanne Cash 74

Mark Childress 76

Jane Ellen Clark 85

Allan Gurganus 95

David Kipen 104

Wally Lamb 110

Alice Finch Lee 119

James McBride 130

Diane McWhorter 140

Jon Meacham 147

Allison Moorer 150

James Patterson 155

Anna Quindlen 159

Richard Russo 167

Lizzie Skurnick 172

Lee Smith 176

Adriana Trigiani 181

Cary Tucker 187

Scott Turow 194

Oprah Winfrey 199

Andrew Young 205

Illustration credits 215

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