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  1. Go Set a Watchman (Hardcover) Embossed Special Edition
    $35.00

    Go Set a Watchman is the wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Harper Lee, who is known so well for her classic book, To Kill a Mockingbird. Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda through the eyes of a character we know so well, Scout Finch, who is all grown up and has returned to the small town of Maycomb, Alabama to visit her family and reconcile her past.

    For more information about this new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog: 

    ...While many have referred to Go Set a Watchman as To Kill a Mockingbird’s sequel, it was actually written well before the story we know and love. It was on the advice of her publisher that Harper Lee changed the narrative to that of a child telling the story of Tom Robinson as it unfolded in Maycomb County, Alabama...  (Read More)

     

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  2. Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee, audio book
    $35.00

    An audio-CD version of the new book by Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman, narrated by Reese Witherspoon. Make sure to get your copy from our local book shoppe in Monroeville, Alabama, Harper Lee's hometown. No matter how busy your day, you can enjoy the second novel from Lee, as you listen on the go to the most anticipated book of the year. Watchman is Harper Lee's unforeseen second novel, which explores the tensions that arise from the dynamics of loyalties that are so common in small towns and an ever-evolving national agenda. These themes are woven into the tapestry of  Watchman as it focuses on the characters of Atticus Finch, and his children and their relationships with one another and the town they call home years after Mockingbird's fateful summer.

    What exactly does Go Set a Watchman have in store for readers? Catch up on the latest with articles from our blog:

    ...Throughout the book, Scout must deal with many personal and political issues as she speaks with her father and tries to understand how he views society. She also struggles with finding out how she feels about the place she was born and where she grew up. (Read More)

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  3. Go Set a Watchman
    $27.99

    Order a hardcover, first edition printing of Go Set a Watchman, the first book written by Harper Lee, but never before published. Written from the perspective of To Kill a Mockingbird's Scout Finch later in life, it's the story of Scout returning home to deal with a variety of issues, and to come to terms with the social and political leanings of the characters we all know and love from Mockingbird. A wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda as those involved relate within the dynamics of family arguments and love. Touted by many as a certain instant classic, the release of Go Set a Watchman has been the literary event of the decade.

    For more information about the new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog:

    ...We won’t know what happened to Scout and Jem and Atticus until July 14. For those of us who first read To Kill a Mockingbird years ago, that doesn’t seem like such a long time to wait. Perhaps the students of tomorrow are about to be blessed with another lesson concerning truth and integrity, one that will stand easily alongside the masterpiece that so many of us related to as we were growing up in the deep South. The publishers promise a novel that can certainly stand alone. I—for one—am hoping that Go Set a Watchman lives up to the standard of To Kill a Mockingbird, which I will forever consider among the best books ever written... (Read More)

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  4. *SIGNED* Go Set a Watchman, Collector's Edition by Harper Lee
    $2,000.00

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    Order a gilded, leather bound collector's edition of Go Set a Watchman, the first book written by Harper Lee, but never-before published. Written from the perspective of To Kill a Mockingbird's Scout Finch later in life, it's the story of Scout returning home to deal with a variety of issues, and to come to terms with the social and political leanings of the characters we all know and love from Mockingbird. A wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda as those involved relate within the dynamics of family arguments and love. Touted by many as a certain instant classic, the release of Go Set a Watchman has been the literary event of the decade.

    For more information about the new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog:

    ...We won’t know what happened to Scout and Jem and Atticus until July 14. For those of us who first read To Kill a Mockingbird years ago, that doesn’t seem like such a long time to wait. Perhaps the students of tomorrow are about to be blessed with another lesson concerning truth and integrity, one that will stand easily alongside the masterpiece that so many of us related to as we were growing up in the deep South. The publishers promise a novel that can certainly stand alone. I—for one—am hoping that Go Set a Watchman lives up to the standard of To Kill a Mockingbird, which I will forever consider among the best books ever written... (Read More)

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  5. Go Set a Watchman (Leatherbound) by Harper Lee
    $50.00

    Order a gorgeous, limited edition leatherbound copy of Go Set a Watchman, the first book written by Harper Lee, but never-before published. Written from the perspective of To Kill a Mockingbird's Scout Finch later in life, it's the story of Scout returning home to deal with a variety of issues, and to come to terms with the social and political leanings of the characters we all know and love from Mockingbird. A wonderful new novel from one of America's bestselling authors, Watchman explores the tensions between a local culture and a changing national political agenda as those involved relate within the dynamics of family arguments and love. Touted by many as a certain instant classic, the release of Go Set a Watchman has been the literary event of the decade.

    For more information about the new book from Harper Lee, check out "Digging Deeper into Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman."

    Excerpt from our blog:

    ...We won’t know what happened to Scout and Jem and Atticus until July 14. For those of us who first read To Kill a Mockingbird years ago, that doesn’t seem like such a long time to wait. Perhaps the students of tomorrow are about to be blessed with another lesson concerning truth and integrity, one that will stand easily alongside the masterpiece that so many of us related to as we were growing up in the deep South. The publishers promise a novel that can certainly stand alone. I—for one—am hoping that Go Set a Watchman lives up to the standard of To Kill a Mockingbird, which I will forever consider among the best books ever written... (Read More)

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  6. The Harper Lee Audio Collection: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman
    $64.99

    Includes audiobook CD editions of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, performed by Sissy Spacek, and Go Set a Watchman, performed by Reese Witherspoon.

    Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been beloved by millions for over fifty years, and now following the release of her second book, Go Set a Watchman, the audiobook editions of both novels are beautifully packaged together in a limited edition slipcase, just in time for the holiday season.

    To Kill a Mockingbird: Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unswerving honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence, and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina and quiet heroism of one man's struggle for justice--but the weight of history will only tolerate so much.

    Go Set a Watchman: Taking place 20 years after the events of To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman looks at the characters of the world famous novel as they adjust to the turbulent political events of the mid-1950s in America. Jean-Louise Finch (known in her childhood as Scout) is making a visit back to Maycomb, Alabama where she confronts the ghosts of her own past. Moving, funny and compelling, Go Set a Watchman casts a fascinating light on the famous To Kill a Mockingbird, and stands as a magnificent novel in its own right.

    Now, for the first time ever, these two magnificent audiobooks will be packaged together, becoming the perfect gift for Harper Lee's millions of fans.

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  7. The Harper Lee Collection: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman (Dual Slipcase Edition) by Harper Lee
    $55.00

    Now available together in a special boxed set, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee's bestselling novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman.

    Set in the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, and featuring characters that have become indelible in American culture, Harper Lee's beloved classic of Southern literature, To Kill a Mockingbird and her newly found novel, Go Set a Watchman, offer a haunting portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy and heroism, tradition and transformation in the Deep South of the 1930s and 1950s that resonates today.

    Enduring in vision, Harper Lee's timeless novels illuminate the complexities of human nature and the depths of the human heart with humor, unwavering honesty, and a tender, nostalgic beauty, and will be celebrated by generations to come.

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