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Tidewater Review father and his brother, Uncle Jack. Scout, now called Jean Louise by the family, knew that Jem had died the previous year, and that Atticus was aging and in poor health. His irritating sister, Aunt Alexandra, was still keeping house for Atticus, a widower since the children’s mother died when they were very young. Alexandra never stopped trying to make a lady out of Jean Louise, a born tomboy. I read on. What made so many professional critics think Atticus c a me ac r o s s a s a bigot , I kept wonder ing? In the meantime, I was dazzled by Lee’s writing. Even better than when I checked on my

Harper Lee old copy of Mockingbird, prose that sour reviewers brought to my attention. They chided Lee’s use

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