Enter a vanished world- Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black
maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the
silver . . .
Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama, she moved to New York City, where she worked in magazine publishing and marketing for nine years. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter. This is her first novel.
The other side of Gone with the Wind - and just as
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Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has changed lives. Its direct descendent The Help has the same potential...an astonishing feat of accomplishment * Daily Express *
Outstanding, immensely funny, very compelling, brilliant * Daily Telegraph *
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