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Richard Russo on To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Aired: 04/02/2012
  • 03:34
  • Rating: NR
Novelist Richard Russo describes how he reluctantly read To Kill a Mockingbird as a student in Catholic school. Russo explains how the relationships described in the book influenced him as a writer and provided inspiration for his own characters in his Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Empire Falls. Harper Lee: Hey Boo airs Monday April 2nd at 10 p.m. (check local listings).
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The Pulitzer Prize winning author discusses the impact of Harper Lee's characters
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