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Set deep in the heart of Mississippi, circa 1962, 'The Help' offers readers an enchanting and original journey into the trying lives and times of three very different women who chose to come together for a common cause. In this book we are introduced to 22 year-old Skeeter, who has recently graduated school and is being pushed into marriage; Aibileen, a wise and regal maid whose troubles as an African American in Mississippi are enough on their own; and Aibileen's best friend Minny, whose just been put out of another job and is in need of help. Through author Kathryn Stockett's touching and remarkable characters this moving narrative will take readers by the hand and lead them to new places.
- Format: Hardcover
- ISBN-13: 9780399155345
- Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
- Published: February 2009
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In this big splashy, debut novel, Abileen 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 & the life of a small town. A wise, poignant page-turner. 528p.
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN-13: 9780425232200
- Publisher: Berkley Books
- Published: April 2011
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Limited and persecuted by racial divides in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, three women, including an African-American maid, her sassy and chronically unemployed friend, and a recently graduated white woman, team up for a clandestine project against a backdrop of the budding civil rights era. (historical fiction).
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN-13: 9781594133886
- Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
- Published: January 2011