Book Discussion: To Kill a Mockingbird
Facilitated by Vera Ames
Wednesday, May 13
6:30 p.m. – Community Room
Lawyer Atticus Finch defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic, a black man charged with the rape of a white woman. Through the eyes of Atticus's children, Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930's. Mockingbird was an immediate bestseller and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1961. More than 50 years later, the book continues to resonate as a representation of American culture, history and literature.
Vera Ames will lead a discussion of this classic book.