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The Help

The Help( )
Author: Stockett, Kathryn
ISBN:978-1-4104-1553-0
Publication Date:May 2009
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club -- Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. Aibileen is a wise, regal black maid raising her seventeenth white child. Minny, Aibileen's best friend, can cook like nobody's business but can't mind her tongue. It is 1962, and these three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step that forever changes a town and the way women -- mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends -- view one another.

Book Details
Pages:722
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Southern
Fiction / African American & Black / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.6 x 8.6 x 1.5 Inches
Author Biography
Stockett, Kathryn (Author)


Kathryn Stockett was born in 1969 in Mississippi. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing. She soon got a job in magazine marketing and publishing in New York City. She became famous in 2009 with her debut novel, The Help. Her book tells the story of African-American Maids working in white households in Jackson Mississippi during the 1960's. It sold over ten million copies and spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller List.

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