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Author: Kathryn Stockett
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Berkley Books, 2011, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Berkley movie tie-in trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Stockett
ISBN: 9780425245132 0425245136
OCLC Number: 753969973
Notes: Originally published: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009.
Includes an essay by the author and a reading group guide.
Description: 534 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Kathryn Stockett.

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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.

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