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The Help (Paperback)

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You'll laugh, you'll cry...personally I felt profound sadness for a period in our history that no one can change and i felt sincere respect for the maids in the story. a reminder that we're born into the lives we have, but we have a choice about how to live it.

— Lindsay

February 2009 Indie Next List

“The Help recreates a time -- Mississippi in 1962 -- that is totally engrossing and pitch-perfect. This story of women in the South, black and white, in the eye of a hurricane of monumental change is thoroughly satisfying and enjoyable.”
— Sheila Burns, Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, OR

October 2009 Indie Next List

“We've been telling our customers who are members of book groups to read this story of race-ridden, 1960s Jackson, Mississippi. Unforgettable characters live out a story that makes you rage against intolerance as you step into the lives of three Southern women who are committed to creating change.”
— Gail Wetta, Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, IL


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Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She's full of ambition, but without a husband, she's considered a failure. Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid in the South, that could forever alter their destinies and the life of a small town...

About the Author

Kathryn Stockett a grandi a Jackson, Elle vit actuellement a Atlanta avec son mari et leur fille, et travaille a l ecriture de son deuxieme roman.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780425232200
ISBN-10: 0425232204
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Publication Date: April 5th, 2011
Pages: 534
Language: English