• Joe O'Connell

'To Kill a Mockingbird' remembered

Ten years ago I was asked by KUT radio in Austin to write a remembrance of Harper Lee's classic book To Kill a Mockingbird. Then I read it on the air.

Here it is for you:


They used the first paragraph as an intro (so it's not included in the south file below). Here it is:

"I've been thinking a lot this week about the book To Kill a Mockingbird and my old friend Jennifer Manley. Jennifer was a pretty girl I met on the bus at Austin High School a million years ago. To Kill a Mockingbird was the book we all had to read in school. It was supposed to guide us down the path to adulthood."

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