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The Resource The Help

The Help

Label
The Help
Title
The Help
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Stockett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film—a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't—nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read.Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She's full of ambition, but without a husband, she's considered a failure.Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid in the South, that could forever alter their destinies and the life of a small town..
Summary
Limited and persecuted by racial divides in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, three women, including an African-American maid, her sassy and chronically unemployed friend, and a recently graduated white woman, team up for a clandestine project
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2009.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Debut, 2010.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
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299820
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stockett, Kathryn
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Help
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781440697661
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Help
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781440697661
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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