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Also by Kathryn Stockett:

The Help, December 2016
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The Help, April 2011
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The Help, February 2009
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The Help
Kathryn Stockett


Berkley
April 2011
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Featuring: Minny; Aibileen; Skeeter
528 pages
ISBN: 0425232204
EAN: 9780425232200
Trade Size (reprint)
$15.00
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Be prepared to meet three unforgettable women:

Twenty-two-year-old 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 Skeeter where she has gone.

Aibileen is a black maid, a wise, regal woman raising her seventeenth white child. Something has shifted inside her after the loss of her own son, who died while his bosses looked the other way. She is devoted to the little girl she looks after, though she knows both their hearts may be broken.

Minny, Aibileen's best friend, is short, fat, and perhaps the sassiest woman in Mississippi. She can cook like nobody's business, but she can't mind her tongue, so she's lost yet another job. Minny finally finds a position working for someone too new to town to know her reputation. But her new boss has secrets of her own.

Seemingly as different from one another as can be, these women will nonetheless come together for a clandestine project that will put them all at risk. And why? Because they are suffocating within the lines that define their town and their times. And sometimes lines are made to be crossed.

In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement...

Media Buzz

Face the Nation - November 27, 2011
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - August 25, 2011
Early Show - August 22, 2011
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Re: The Help

this book sounds amazing to read.
(Gloria Walshver 11:50pm June 4, 2011)

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