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Stockett, Kathryn. (Author).
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  • 11 of 12 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780425245132
  • ISBN: 9780399155345
  • ISBN: 0399155341
  • ISBN: 9780425232200 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 451 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2011 January #1
    Jackson, Mississippi, in the early 1960s is a city of tradition. Silver is used at bridge-club luncheons, pieces polished to perfection by black maids who "yes, ma'am," and "no, ma'am," to the young white ladies who order the days. This is the world Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan enters when she graduates from Ole Miss and returns to the family plantation, but it is a world that, to her, seems ripe for change. As she observes her friend Elizabeth rudely interact with Aibileen, the gentle black woman who is practically raising Elizabeth's two-year-old daughter, Mae Mobley, Skeeter latches ontothe idea of writing the story of such fraught domestic relations from the help's point of view. With the reluctant assistance of Aibileen's feisty friend, Minny, Skeeter manages to interview a dozen of the city's maids, and the book, when it is finally published, rocks Jackson's world in unimaginable ways. With pitch-perfect tone and an unerring facility for character and setting, Stockett's richly accomplished debut novel inventively explores the unspoken ways in which the nascent civil rights and feminist movements threatened the southern status quo. Look for the forthcoming movie to generate keen interest in Stockett's luminous portrait of friendship, loyalty, courage, and redemption. Copyright 2011 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing, 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.

Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing, 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.

Subject: Civil rights movements > Fiction.
African American women > Fiction.
Jackson (Miss.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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