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In the small Alabama town author Harper Lee made famous with "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Southern classic novel can be seen and felt everywhere.So when it was announced Tuesday that Lee had written a second novel to be released this summer, Monroeville residents and visitors alike were pleased and excited.The factory shut nearly 20 years ago, leaving Monroeville with "Mockingbird" and its literary heritage to lure visitors off the nearest highway, Interstate 65, about 40 kilometers away.Lee publisher Jonathan Burnham acknowledged Tuesday that the publisher has had no direct conversations about the new book with Harper Lee, but communicated through her Monroeville attorney, Tonja Carter, and literary agent Andrew Nurnburg.Burnham said during a telephone interview that he had known both Carter and Nurnburg for years and was "completely confident" Lee was fully involved in the decision to release the book.Some of Monroeville's "Mockingbird" fans said they're excited by news of a new book.
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