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ISBN13: 9780425232200
ISBN10: 0425232204
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Hallie, January 20, 2012 (view all comments by Hallie)
I LOVED this book!
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REGINA CAMPBELL, January 20, 2012 (view all comments by REGINA CAMPBELL)
A BEAUTIFUL & INSIGHTFUL STORY WHICH IS NOW A GREAT MOVIE!
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Hoochie, January 20, 2012 (view all comments by Hoochie)
Very enlightening history of the south & the treatment of the hired help. Is hard for me to believe anyone could ever think this is the way to treat any other person, regardless of race. Haven't seen the movie yet, but look forward to seeing how closely it follows the book.
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cbe43, January 20, 2012 (view all comments by cbe43)
successfully depicts Mississippi white mores in the l960's. I experienced it myself, and couldn't believe how true it played out
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successfully depicts Mississippi white mores in the l960's. I experienced it myself, and couldn't believe how true it played out
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780425232200
Author:
Stockett, Kathryn
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Author:
Various
Author:
Sepetys, Ruta
Author:
Martel, Yann
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.66 lb
Age Level:
18-17

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Product details 352 pages Berkley Trade - English 9780425232200 Reviews:
"Review A Day" by , "In her tale of an aspiring white writer in 1960s Mississippi who decides to secretly compile the untold stories of black domestic workers, Kathryn Stockett attempts to work out her own complicated feelings about race relations in her native South. She throws herself into the attempt with gusto and gravitas, a risk that pays off to a point: The Help is buoyant in its most sober moments, occasionally insightful. Skeeter Phelan is a misfit, a 24-year-old college grad growing uneasy with the social hierarchies of home; the two black women who risk their lives and livelihoods to help collect the interviews she seeks, Aibileen and Minny, are sympathetically if somewhat predictably drawn. Yet the buoyancy often undermines the book's more serious intentions; ultimately, The Help can't decide if it's modern Faulkner or pop lit with some racial lessons thrown in for fiber." (read the entire Ms. review)
"Synopsis" by , In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.
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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...

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