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Review: The Help

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Eileen Zimmerman Nicol

It is 1962 in Jacksonville, Mississippi. The times may be changing, but not fast enough for three women, two black and one white, in this town where the lines between the races are so rigid they don't need to be voiced. Aibileen has raised 17 white children in her various maid jobs, but recently she lost her own grown son. Her younger friend Minny's sassy mouth has cost her so many positions that ... Read full review

Review: The Help Audiobook

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women: Twentytwoyearold Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christina_E_Mitchell - LibraryThing

The book is not "To Kill A Mockingbird" - the quintessential novel on Southern race relations and Jim Crow - but it is an entertaining and thoughtful read. Read full review

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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

I have had this book on hold at the library since about August and just when I thought I would have to go out and buy it I received an email informing me that it was finally my turn. At this point I ... Read full review

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User Review  - serogers02 - LibraryThing

I'm not quite sure how to review this book. To be quite honest, I finished the novel a tad bit disappointed. Don't get me wrong-- this book was incredible! I finished it in two days. However, it was ... Read full review

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User Review  - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing

I watched the movie based on this book a few years ago so when I saw it at a neighbour's garage sale I thought it might be worth reading. The Help is fiction that reads like non-fiction--probably ... Read full review

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User Review  - BooksForTheLiving - LibraryThing

I really liked this book a lot. It took me less than a week to finish it. At first I didn't like how Stockett wrote Aibileen or Minny speaking (with a heavy accent, not correct English all the time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rascalstar - LibraryThing

Everyone should read this book. It will keep your attention, is full of suspense and is a piece of history we seldom read about. It's a southern novel about the lives of black maids and the white ... Read full review

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User Review  - jenn88 - LibraryThing

An engrossing book that tells what it's like to be a black maid in Jackson, Mississippi during the 60's. Read full review

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User Review  - pinester - Overstock.com

Enjoyable and great read! Read full review

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