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Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where Black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver....

There's Aibileen, raising her 17th white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue and white Miss Skeeter, home from college, who wants to know why her beloved maid has disappeared.

Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny. No one would believe they'd be friends; fewer still would tolerate it. But as each woman finds the courage to cross boundaries, they come to depend and rely upon one another. Each is in a search of a truth, and together they have an extraordinary story to tell....

©2009 Kathryn Stockett (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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Social history that needs to be heard

Loved this story. The gentle telling of 1960s lives for black and white people in mississippi.
So much has changed, thank goodness. I am ashamed how supremist white folk thought they were and how difficukt it was to break that mould
Well read. Amazing story

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loved this book. I was invested in all the characters from start to finish

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A magnificent book

I was recommended to listen to this book a two lovely people. It’s one of my favourites ever. Heartbreaking, uplifting, tragic but with flashes of humour. Simply Wonderfull.

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A fantastic book! I highly recommend to everybody of all Adès. I love it so

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Absolutely captivating

I loved this from beginning to end….. even though I’d seen the film and knew the story, this still captivated and consumed me with the narrators performances. High recommend this moving book.

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Loved it

Couldn't stop listening. The characters just capture you. amazingly written and narrated. Absolutely loved it xxx

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The Help

I watched tne movie and desperately wanted the book, One or my all time Favorites, really enjoyed this Audible, Thank you.

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Wonderful

What an excellent book, I've read it four times. can't get enough. Written very well and performed brilliantly.

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awesome! 👌🏾

I absolutely LOVED this book! That much, that I've listened to it twice already... I've seen the film - which is great - but this book is awesome! I've never had a book bring upon so many different emotions for me before and this definitely struck chords with me that I never knew I had... I would definitely recommend it, without a doubt.
I've never left a review for ANYTHING before, so that goes to show, I think!
All that's left to say is: ENJOY 🥰