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The Help

Author:  Kathryn Stockett

Pages: 451

Year of publishing: 2009

Awards: 9

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Synopsis: Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss.

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The Help - Kathryn Stockett

The Help – Kathryn Stockett

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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. 934 more words

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“The first time I was ever called ugly, I was thirteen. It was a rich friend of my brother Carlton’s over to shoot guns in the field.

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Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

As an insight into the lives of domestic help in Mississippi in the 60s, this is a terrific book. As a work of fiction, it is well-written (particularly the author’s ability to convey a range of different voices without confusing the reader) but the story is lacking. 159 more words

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