Review: The Help

Editorial Review - - 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

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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

User reviews

User Review  - Linda G. -

This was a very funny and captivating story, enjoyed reading it and recommended it to several of my friends. Read full review

User Review  - steelbird -

Great book. Definitely transports you to another generation when choices were not always considered our own. Hard to put down once you start reading it. Read full review

User Review  - leticia h. -

Its always better to read the book instead of just watching the movie. Enjoyed the book and detail about research conducted to craft the story Read full review

User Review  - Rachel F. -

Good read must better then the movie Read full review

User Review  - 2pdawn -

Excellent book...really a good read. Read full review

User Review  - Richard G. -

Great read Used for book club discussion about women's roles in history. Read full review

User Review  - trishe -

enjoyed for book club reading Read full review

Good book

User Review  - ocean2gal -

Great purchase! I loved the story. Read full review

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