With more than 3 million copies sold, the #1 New York Times bestseller is now available in a special gift edition. A modern classic, The Help has been a cultural touchstone for the millions of readers who have cheered on Skeeter, laughed with Minny, and hissed at Hilly. The noble and strong... show more
With more than 3 million copies sold, the #1 New York Times bestseller is now available in a special gift edition. A modern classic, The Help has been a cultural touchstone for the millions of readers who have cheered on Skeeter, laughed with Minny, and hissed at Hilly. The noble and strong Aibileen has become a heroine for countless fans whose letters have poured in from all over the world. Now the bestselling and beloved book is available in a deluxe gift edition. The Help has been on bestseller lists for longer than any other hardcover fiction title since The Da Vinci Code. It was USA Today's 2009 Book of the Year and has been published in thirty-seven countries around the world. The movie The Help, produced by DreamWorks and 1492 Pictures, is scheduled for a major motion-picture release in August 2011. This beautiful edition, destined to be passed down from generation to generation, is filled with special features, including: -satin ribbon marker -printed endpapers -cloth bound -two-color interior printing This deluxe gift edition is the perfect gift for someone you love-or as a special treat for yourself.
Publish date: October 27th 2011
Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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I feel like I'm reading so many interesting and important books these days. This one was definitely not an exception. Seeing the world through Aibileen and Minny's eyes was truly exceptional, I was scared for them, angry at how they were being treated, disgusted by people. And I was impressed by the...
I really disagree with people who say that The Help is cliché. I’m going to go as far as to say that it offends me when people call this a cliché. Because as someone who has been apart of discussions like the women in this book about racism, no one is a cliché. Maybe people are calling it a cliché b...
Here's another on the DNF pile. I just can't stand this. I know it's wildly popular, but that doesn't mean everyone will like it. And I fall in the minority.
I have finished The Help by Kathryn Stockett, if you couldn't tell by the title! I couldn't put this book down. I sat for like 3 hours in the same spot on the couch when I should have been getting ready for bed and finished it. That's how good it was. Out of all the characters, I don't think I had ...
Told from three POV's, this book focuses on two black maids living in Mississippi during the 1960s and a young white woman. The first POV is an older black woman named Aibileen who is still mourning the son she lost a few years back. Aibileen is excellent with young children, but finds herself movin...