The #1 New York Times bestseller and historic literary publication is now available in a gorgeous, limited numbered edition, signed by Harper Lee herself. With only 500 books printed, this is certain to be a highly coveted collector’s piece.Read more...
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The #1 New York Times bestseller and historic literary publication is now available in a gorgeous, limited numbered edition, signed by Harper Lee herself. With only 500 books printed, this is certain to be a highly coveted collector’s piece. The stunning package includes a hardcover bound in leather with debossed gold foil stamping, gold gilded edges, printed endpapers, and is enclosed in an elegant cloth box lined in velvet with a magnet closure. This beautifully produced limited edition is available today and makes a perfect gift for book collectors and adoring fans of Harper Lee alike. Please note, book will ship with the factory seal intact, preventing us from knowing the number of each edition ahead of time.
Harper Lee says, “In the mid-1950s, I completed a novel called Go Set a Watchman. It features the character known as Scout as an adult woman and I thought it a pretty decent effort. My editor, who was taken by the flashbacks to Scout’s childhood, persuaded me to write a novel from the point of view of the young Scout. I was a first-time writer, so I did as I was told. I hadn’t realized it had survived, so was surprised and delighted when my dear friend and lawyer Tonja Carter discovered it. After much thought and hesitation I shared it with a handful of people I trust and was pleased to hear that they considered it worthy of publication. I am humbled and amazed that this will now be published after all these years.”
Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father, Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand her father’s attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.