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"The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

Summary: Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives — and a Mississippi town — upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. 356 more words

Book Review: The Help By Kathryn Stockett

NRN Book Rating: B+

I know, I know, I’m pretty late with this review, especially since the movie came out (what feels like) years ago! But I still haven’t seen it and that’s because I wanted to wait until I read the book. 198 more words


What I'm Reading Now

I’m currently on another book, The Help.  It’s been so so popular in recent years, and with a film out (that I’ve seen), I’ve been spurred on to read it. 45 more words


Jackson, Mississippi 2014; Arriving Friday, June 13

Jackson, Mississippi, June 2014 for the Tenth USA IBC, seemed welcome and familiar as the Delta plane lowered and then landed; the remembered green and trees renewed memories, making me feel I was returning after a recent visit instead of the four-year hiatus. 613 more words

The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

Title: The Help
Author: Kathryn Stockett
Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books
Publication date: February 10th 2009
Pages: 455
ISBN: 0399155341

Set in Jackson, Mississippi in the early 1960s, this novel tells the story of three women. 373 more words

Book Review

The Help

      Having been on many best sellers list, Kathryn Stockett’s ‘The Help’ created quite a stir. The story revolves around what it is to be a black maid during the civil rights movement in the conflicted Mississsippi written from the point of view of three totally different women. 269 more words