skip to content
The help Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The help

Author: Kathryn Stockett
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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 seventeenth 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.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Stockett
ISBN: 9780241958001 0241958008 9780141039282 0141039280
OCLC Number: 751798157
Notes: Originally published: New York: Amy Einhorn; London: Fig Tree, 2009.
Awards: Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Kathryn Stockett.

Abstract:

It's Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. 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  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The other side of Gone with the Wind - and just as unputdownable * The Sunday Times * A big, warm girlfriend of a book * The Times * Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has changed Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/751798157> # The help
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "751798157" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862708> ; # Civil rights movements
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023702> ; # Missing persons
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1726898> ; # African American women household employees
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799438> ; # African American women
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Topic/african_american_women_household_employees_social_conditions> ; # African American women household employees--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922609> ; # Female friendship
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Topic/african_american_women_mississippi_jackson> ; # African American women--Mississippi--Jackson
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Place/jackson_miss> ; # Jackson (Miss.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Topic/civil_rights_movements> ; # Civil rights movements
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e22/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Person/stockett_kathryn> ; # Kathryn Stockett
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "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 seventeenth 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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/139722026> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)"@en ;
   schema:genre "Historical fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The help"@en ;
   schema:productID "751798157" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/751798157#PublicationEvent/london_penguin_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Agent/penguin> ; # Penguin
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780241958001> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780141039282> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB164655> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/751798157> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Person/stockett_kathryn> # Kathryn Stockett
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Stockett" ;
   schema:givenName "Kathryn" ;
   schema:name "Kathryn Stockett" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Place/jackson_miss> # Jackson (Miss.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Jackson (Miss.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Topic/african_american_women_household_employees_social_conditions> # African American women household employees--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh00008612> ;
   schema:name "African American women household employees--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139722026#Topic/african_american_women_mississippi_jackson> # African American women--Mississippi--Jackson
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001923> ;
   schema:name "African American women--Mississippi--Jackson"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023702> # Missing persons
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Missing persons"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1726898> # African American women household employees
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women household employees"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799438> # African American women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862708> # Civil rights movements
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civil rights movements"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922609> # Female friendship
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Female friendship"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780141039282>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0141039280" ;
   schema:isbn "9780141039282" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780241958001>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0241958008" ;
   schema:isbn "9780241958001" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.