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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

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User Review  - stephanie_M - LibraryThing

What an outstanding novel!! I loved this story, and fell completely in love with (most of) these characters. I've known about much of the things that happened in the media, at this time. But since we ... Read full review

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User Review  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

This is a book written in the early days of the civil right movement in America. It concerns three main characters, Miss Skeeter, Aibileen & Minny. Skeeter sells the idea of a book about the way that ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMorr - LibraryThing

So glad I did I finally read this. Told in the viewpoints of two maids and a young woman aspiring to be a writer in 1960's Jackson, Mississippi, The Help was funny, difficult, suspenseful, sad and in the end hopeful. Excellent book. Read full review

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User Review  - lilibrarian - LibraryThing

Skeeter Feelin grows up in a well-to-do family. In 1963 Mississippi, she has graduated from college and returned home to find that the woman who raised her, the family's maid Constantine, left ... Read full review

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User Review  - rayski - LibraryThing

A white women in Mississippi is troubled by the life and fate of the black maids from her friends and family. Skeeter learns a lot more about what it is like to be black in Mississippi cleaning houses ... Read full review

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User Review  - SandraBrower - LibraryThing

I took this book with me to D.C. And New York and had such a hard time putting it down! I have known women who like the Jr. Jackson society treat other people. This book is about race but it isn't ... Read full review

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this book is the greatest it inspires me to do good stuff in nso many ways i think racial ppl are just confused, they should attend some class or whatever.................

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I honestly have not yet read the book, but I have bought it, I am starting it but anybody that has read it can you please let me know if it is good. Thank you and please dont give it away. Thanks again

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Definitely one of the best books I have ever read.

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