Penguin, 10 feb. 2009 - 544 sidor
The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film.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...
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The HelpAnvändarrecension - Anna Mickelsen - Book Verdict
In 1960s Jackson, MS, three very different women are brought together by a project that attempts to tell the stories of black women in service. Brilliantly narrated by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and Cassandra Campbell. Läs hela recensionen
A different worldAnvändarrecension - Clairefromloopland - aNobii
I really enjoyed this book. It is really fascinating to get an insight into the southern states culture and hard to believe this was happening as recently as the 1960s. Läs hela recensionen