The Help

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Turtleback Books, 2011 - Fiction - 534 pages
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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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5 Stars Overview I didn't want to read this… at all, if I'm being honest. In fact, I was kind of certain I'd hate it. A book written by a white author, about African American experiences? I was ... Read full review

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After a series of pretty bad audio book beginnings, I needed something I could count on to get me out of my listening slump so I turned to an old favorite. The first time I listened to this book, I ... Read full review

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