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The Help
The Help
Author: Kathryn Stockett
Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step... — Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy until Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781615234356
ISBN-10: 1615234357
Publication Date: 6/25/2009
Pages: 451
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.

4.6 stars, based on 130 ratings
Publisher: Putnam
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 7
Awesome and amazing! Story of 3 women in the South of the 1960's. Two of the main characters are domestics, "the help" of the title. The third is a white woman from a well-to-do family who comes home from college with eyes opened to Civil Rights. She interviews anonymously "the help" to hear the story of what it is like to raise up someone else's white babies only to see them grow up racist. Moving story but also funny in spots.
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Helpful Score: 1
I absolutely LOVED this book and didn't want it to end! I was a bit disappointed with the ending, but I think the author just left herself open for writing a sequel. The movie opens here this week and I will definitely be going to see it this weekend!
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