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Story Summary: Scout and Jem Finch witness prejudice in the depression-era South when their father--a lawyer--defends a black man accused of rape.
Set in Depression-era Maycomb, Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird is a literary masterpiece exploring such heavy themes as race, class, justice and the sometimes painful challenge of growing up.
When Atticus Finch, a small-town lawyer, is called upon to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman, his children Scout and Jem are forced to face the harsh realities of life far sooner than they would have liked. Spanning three pivotal years, the tale is told from the perspective of Scout, a young girl who learns things are not always as they appear. To Kill a Mockingbird won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize.