The Help

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Turtleback Books, 2011 - Fiction - 534 pages
328 Reviews
The wildly popular "New York Times" bestseller and reading group favorite.
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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this is an easy to read and hold book. - Overstock.com
Easy to follow, entertaining, and somewhat educational. - Overstock.com
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User Review  - Surupa Kar - Flipkart

So I had ordered my copy of the book on Saturday and I received on Sunday before 7pm,which was awesome. Now to talk about the book,the point till which I have read,The Help is quite the eye opener on ... Read full review

Unputdownable!!

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I just finished reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The book draws you completely into the life of three women, two of whom are the helps themselves and the other who wanted to help them in her own ... Read full review

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