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ISBN: 0241958008 / ISBN-13: 9780241958001

The Help

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  • The Help (Penguin Books Ltd) – Hardcover (2011)
    by Kathryn Stockett

    The Help

    Hardcover, Penguin Books Ltd
    2011
    464 pages

    ISBN: 0241958008
    ISBN-13: 9780241958001

    Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver ...There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue; and, white Miss Skeeter, home from College, who wants to know why her beloved maid has disappeared. Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny. No one would believe they'd be friends; fewer still would tolerate it. But as each ... Show more

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Reviews of The Help

Overall customer rating: 4.822
SuperSteph

Poignant read!

by SuperSteph on Sep 27, 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed this book! It really speaks to the real-life struggles of "the Help" of that era in a non-political, truthful way. Although this story is fiction, the ideas that comprise it are not. It is a beautifully told story of a time when life was not fair for all, and a reminder to us ... More

Sandy T

A delightful read!

by Sandy T on Aug 30, 2012

My husband and I read books to each other and this one was so much fun...with the accents and picturesque southern way of saying things. Being from Canada I had only the news rendition of the black/white conflict so in that way it was very informative as well. The characters were so well depicted, we ... More

paula k
by paula k on Jul 26, 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I have recommended it to all of my friends. This is a great start to her career!! Bless you Kathryn Stockett for writing what needed to be said. More

dmcf

Great book!

by dmcf on Mar 15, 2012

This is hands down one of the best books I've ever read. Great story, great characters, great writing. More

karen B

thoroughly enjoyable read

by karen B on Mar 8, 2012

The author manages to tell an engaging story of several women, some white, some black, in the early 60's. The background of the civil rights movement is important, and she gives some devastating glimpses into the misery that gave rise to it. BUT, amazingly, she manages to counter the depressing aspects ... More

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