To Kill a Mockingbird Audiobook

To Kill a Mockingbird Audiobook

What is To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook about?

To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook has become a modern American literary classic. The work got recognization for its warmth and comedy, despite dealing with complex issues such as rape and racial discrimination. In To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook, Atticus Finch has acted as a moral protagonist.

To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook begins during the Great Depression in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama. Jean Louise Finch known as Scout is the novel’s main character. She is a smart but unusual young girl age from six to nine years old. Her widowed father, Atticus Finch, raises her, and her brother, Jem. He is a well-known attorney who instills in his kids the importance of empathy and justice. He especially teaches them that it is a sin to kill a mockingbird, referring to the birds’ innocence and harmlessness.

In To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook free, almost all Maycomb citizens are bigots. When one of the town’s Black citizens, Tom Robinson wrongly convicted of raping Mayella Ewell, a white lady, despite strong opposition from society, Atticus chooses to fight his case. At one stage, the mob intent confronted him for lynching Tom, but he refuses to give up on him. Scout unintentionally diffuses the matter at that time. Atticus addresses a defense that provides a more plausible interpretation of the proof that Mayella’s father, Bob Ewell assaulted her. But,  Tom got arrested and subsequently killed while attempting to escape from captivity. One character of the book compared his killing to “the terrible slaughtering of songbirds”.

In To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook free, readers can observe the changing perspective of scout and her brother towards others. They progressively learn key lessons about life from their father about patience, sympathy, and acceptance.

Who is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook?

Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook.

Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926. She was an American author. Her first novel To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960 and received the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, and has since become a modern American literature classic. Despite the fact that Lee only wrote two novels, she won the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contribution in the field of literature. She has also awarded a number of honorary degrees.

Nelle Harper Lee grew up as the youngest of 4 children in Monroeville, Alabama. Harper Lee was largely used as her pen name. Lee’s mother was a housewife and her father, a newspaper editor, merchant, and attorney who also worked in the Alabama State Legislature. His father once fought a case of two black men charged with killing a white shopkeeper. Both clients got hanged. To Kill a Mockingbird’s story and characters are partially inspired by Lee’s experiences of her family and neighbors, as well as an event that happened around her birthplace in 1936 when she was ten years old.

Lee grew interested in English literature while attending Monroe County High School, partly thanks to lecturer Gladys Watson, who became her inspiration. Nelle graduated from high school in 1944 and went to Huntingdon College in Montgomery for a year before transferring to the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she studied law for a few years. Lee also contributed to the university newspaper and a comedy magazine, but she dropped out one semester before finishing the required credit hours for a degree.

Lee died peacefully in her sleep on February 19, 2016.

Who is the narrator of To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook?

The narrator of To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook is Sissy Spacek. Other audiobooks that Sissy Spacek has also narrated are Carrie, Coal Miner’s Daughter, and My Extraordinary Ordinary Life.

What is the length of To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook?

The length of To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook is 12 hours and 17 minutes.

When was To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook published?

Caedmon published To Kill a Mockingbird audiobook on 07/08/14.