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Charles J. Shields

Biography

Charles J. Shields

Charles J. Shields is the author of AND SO IT GOES: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life, MOCKINGBIRD: A Portrait of Harper Lee, the highly acclaimed, bestselling biography of Harper Lee, and I AM SCOUT: The Biography of Harper Lee (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers). He grew up in the Midwest and taught in a rural school in central Illinois for several years. He has been a reporter for public radio, a journalist, and the author of nonfiction books for young people. He and his wife live near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Charles J. Shields

Books by Charles J. Shields

by Charles J. Shields - Biography, Nonfiction

AND SO IT GOES is the culmination of five years of research and writing --- the first-ever biography of the life of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who changed the conversation of American literature.