A novel anniversary

Carolyn Vanderhoff, a library assistant at the Corry Public Library, holds a copy of the 50th anniversary edition of “To Kill a Mockingbird” by a library display that she designed commemorating the novel’s 50th year of publication. This coming-of-age novel by Harper Lee has been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 30 million copies worldwide and was voted one of the best novels of the 20th century by librarians across the country. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961, one of the highest honors a work of U.S. fiction can achieve. Journal photo by Andy Kerstetter

Carolyn Vanderhoff, a library assistant at the Corry Public Library, holds a copy of the 50th anniversary edition of “To Kill a Mockingbird” by a library display that she designed commemorating the novel’s 50th year of publication. This coming-of-age novel by Harper Lee has been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 30 million copies worldwide and was voted one of the best novels of the 20th century by librarians across the country. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961, one of the highest honors a work of U.S. fiction can achieve.

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