The Help - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Kathryn Stockett, Jenna Lamia (Narrator), Bahni Turpin (Narrator), Octavia Spencer (Narrator), Cassandra Campbell (Narrator) Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step... — In 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, two African-American maids and one white Junior League socialite—seemingly as different from one another as can be, will nonetheless come together for a clandestine project that will put them all at risk. And why? Because they are suffocating wi... more »thing the lines that define their town and their times. And sometimes line are made to be crossed.
In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three memorable women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women—mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends—view one another. A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't.
Read by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and Cassandra Campbell. 15 sound discs (ca. 18 hr.)« less
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Indulge in the audio version of this book for the full effect of the dialect and the times.
Mingled with the voices of the talented readers, I hear those of adults from my childhood, struggling with fear, courage, hate, love. I am an eleven-year-old, practicing the piano. The smell is furniture polish as Ruby has paused in her work to show me the right way to play (and sing) the hymn, "His Eye is on the Sparrow."
Too late to thank her now.