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Author Harper Lee dead at 89

Posted at 10:56 AM, Feb 19, 2016

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee has died at the age of 89, according to Fox News.

Lee passed away in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Lee won a Pulitzer Prize for Mockingbird, which was published in 1960.  Her second novel, Go Set a Watchman, was published more than 50 years later in July 2015.

Lee received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.