Hardcover Æ The Help Epub Ê

Hardcover  Æ The Help Epub Ê Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary stepTwenty two year old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss She may have a degree, but it is , 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 goneAibileen 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 brokenMinny, 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 ownSeemingly 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 crossedIn pitch perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women, mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends, view one another A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don t jacket flap


10 thoughts on “The Help

  1. Meredith Holley Meredith Holley says:

    I have this terrible, dreary feeling in my diaphragm area this morning, and I m not positive what it s about, but I blame some of it on this book, which I am not going to finish I have a friend who is mad at me right now for liking stupid stuff, but the thing is that I do


  2. Caroline Caroline says:

    I was uncomfortable with the tone of the book I felt that the author played to very stereotypical themes, and gave the characters especially the African American ones very inappropriate and obvious voices and structure in terms constructing their mental character I understa


  3. Joe Joe says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I read the first paragraph of The Help, absorbing the words, but suddenly being caught off guard by the dialect I stopped reading.I shifted the book in my hands, flipping to the author s biograph


  4. Annalisa Annalisa says:

    Here is an illustrative tale of what it was like to be a black maid during the civil rights movement of the 1960s in racially conflicted Mississippi There is such deep history in the black white relationship and this story beautifully shows the complex spectrum, not only the


  5. Maegen Maegen says:

    While it was a well written effort, I didn t find it as breathtaking as the rest of the world Itor less rubbed me the wrong way It reads like the musings of a white woman attempting to have an uncomfortable conversation, without really wanting to be uncomfortable It s incredib


  6. Ellen Ellen says:

    The Kindle DX I ordered is galloping to the rescue today AND, for all the book purists which would include me , this is a need, rather than a want Post several eye surgeries, I m just plain sick of struggling to read the words on a page.However, despite the visual challenges, I


  7. Cristina Monica Cristina Monica says:

    Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision You gone have to ask yourself, Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today Color me surprised I m not one to read many historical fictions, especially when they don t include any fantasy ele


  8. karen karen says:

    enthusiasm this book and i almost never met and that would have been tragic the fault is mostly mine i mean, the book made no secret of its existence a billion weeks on the best seller list, every third customer asking for it at work, displays and reviews and people on here prais


  9. Kai Kai says:

    We are just two people Not that much separates us Not nearly as much as I d thought My favourite book next to Harry Potter This novel did so many things to me.There was lots of cryinghappinesssass tearsand most of all friendship.Read it.Findof my books on InstagramWe are just two


  10. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    The Help is a tale of lines, color, gender and class, in the Jackson, Mississippi of the early 1960s This is a world in which black women work as domestics in white households and must endure the whims of their employers lest they find themselves jobless, or worse It is the Jackso


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