by Marja Mills
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Describes the story of a journalist who befriended the notoriously quiet and private author of To Kill a Mockingbird, eventually moving in next door to the writer and her sister and becoming part of their life in Alabama.
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July 19, 2014 Marja Mills spent more than a year living next door to reclusive author Harper Lee and her sister. She documents that time in The Mockingbird Next Door. But Lee says she never authorized the book.
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July 14, 2014 After Harper Lee wrote To Kill A Mockingbird, she became a recluse and lived with her sister, Alice, in Alabama. Reporter Marja Mills uses rich detail to provides glimpses into their twilight years.
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