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The Help

Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step….

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, but it is 1962.

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Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Skeeter Phelan has just graduated from college and has returned to her home in the heart of the 1960’s Mississippi. Even with a degree and dreams of becoming a writer, Skeeter’s still expected to settle down and get married like every other girl in town. 492 more words


Review: The Help

Welcome back, bookies (my literary-inclined pals)!

Today I want to talk about another book that has been made into a movie. Have you heard of “The Help”? 1,217 more words

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Published: 2009

The Help by Kathryn Stockett is the story of racial segregation in the 1960’s, and one woman’s attempt to expose the hypocrisy. 483 more words


Race Relations Could Use "Help"

The other day I turned on my television and saw that the movie The Help was on. Abandoning my chores and plans for the morning, I sat down and sank into this compelling drama about race in Jackson, Mississippi, in the 1960s. 375 more words

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Hands down, author Kathryn Stockett needs a standing ovation for this wonderful novel.  I laughed, I cried, and oh my goodness, I just wanted to slap the crap out of some of the characters.  464 more words

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Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help by Kathryn Stockett is the third book in my personal challenge to read and review 12 books in 12 months. You can see the rules I’m following for this challenge in a previous post, … 1,083 more words