The Help (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Feb 10, 2009 - Fiction - 544 pages
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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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Contents

AIBILEEN
CHAPTER 2
MINNY
CHAPTER 4
MISS SKEETER
CHAPTER 6
AIBILEEN
MISS SKEETER
CHAPTER 20
CHAPTER 21
AIBILEEN
CHAPTER 23
MINNY
THEBENEFIT
MINNY
MISS SKEETER

CHAPTER 9
MINNY
MISS SKEETER
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
AIBILEEN
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
MINNY
CHAPTER 18
MISS SKEETER
CHAPTER 28
AIBILEEN
MINNY
AIBILEEN
MINNY
MISS SKEETER
AIBILEEN
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
TOO LITTLE TOO LATE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing, she moved to New York City where she worked in magazine publishing and marketing for nine years. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter. This is her first novel.

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