Author Nelle Harper Lee who won the Pulitzer Prize winning novel in 1960 for her classic novel,TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. which she wrote in 1959 and published in July 1960. She contributed to the present popularity of Monroeville, her mother town.
California - Southern
Christmas 1951, Los Angeles: a city where the police are as corrupt as the criminals. Six prisoners are beaten senseless in their cells by cops crazed on alcohol. For the three LAPD detectives involved, it will expose the guilty secrets on which they have built their corrupt and violent careers.
Sorry Delaware, there isn’t much.
Not only is Nora Roberts from Maryland, she’s also one of the most prolific writers around.
Author Kristin Bair O’keeffe is based in Andover and her upcoming novel, THE ART OF FLOATING, chronicles one writer living in a small MA beach town.
Keillor’s home state continues to influence his work as an author and radio personality. Reading about Lake Wobegon is like looking at a Norman Rockwell panting.
Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. Her new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.
41. South Dakota
We learn the story of Brokaw’s boyhood in small town South Dakota up to the time of his graduation from college in 1962. The reader also discovers a great deal about the context of an all-american upbringing during a hugely important transitional period — post-World War II America.
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