8 Things You Didn'T Know About Harper Lee

Apr 28 2022 8 Things You Didn'T Know About Harper Lee Timesofindia.Com

​Who Was Harper Lee? Harper Lee Was An American Novelist Best Known For Her 1960 Novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird'. It Won The 1961 Pulitzer Prize And Has Become A Classic Of Modern American Literature. On Her 96Th Birth Anniversary We Bring To You 8 Things You Didn'T Know About Harper Lee. Wikipedia

​She Was A Humorist From Early On. In College Lee Wrote For The Rammer Jammer A Humor Magazine At The University Of Alabama. She Created A Column Called “The Caustic Comment” In Which She Took Witty Jabs At Social Mores And Trends. She Was Later Appointed Rammer Jammer’S Editor-In-Chief. Canva

​She Was Athletic Lee Was An Avid Golfer For Much Of Her Life Once Saying That She Did Her Best Creative Thinking While Playing Golf. In College She Played Powderpuff Football. In Her Later Years Lee Fished At Her Favorite Spot At Home In Alabama. Canva

​She Overcame Injury To Write Again Lee Suffered A Severe Injury To Her Right Hand In 1965 When A Pan Caught On Fire And Exploded In The Kitchen. The Burn Made It Impossible For Her To Write Or Type And Necessitated An Operation In New York City. Canva

​Lee Almost Became A Lawyer Lee Intended To Follow In The Footsteps Of Her Father Who First Trained As A Teacher Then Passed The Bar Exam And Practiced Law. She Attended Law School At The University Of Alabama But Quit Six Months Before She Was Scheduled To Graduate With A Plan To Move To New York And Pursue Writing. Canva

​Her 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Is One Of The Best-Selling Books Of All Time Lee’S Influential Novel Has Sold More Than 40 Million Copies On Par With Blockbusters Like V.C. Andrews’S 'Flowers In The Attic' And Carl Sagan’S 'Cosmos'. Canva

​Lee'S Favorite Authors Her Favorite Authors Were William Faulkner Eudora Welty Jane Austen And Thomas Macaulay. In A 1964 Radio Interview Harper Said “All I Want To Be Is The Jane Austen Of South Alabama.” Canva