Kathryn Stockett (Author)

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Kathryn Stockett (Photo credit: Kem Lee)

Photo credit: Kem Lee

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. The Help is her first novel.

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Book Cover: The Help

The book that has taken the US and UK by storm.

Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver...

There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue; and white Miss Skeeter, home from College...

The book that has taken the US and UK by storm.

Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver...

There's...

Published: 30/08/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241950807
Book Cover: The Help Film Tie In
Enter a vanished world: Jackson,  Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't  trusted not to steal the silver . . . 
Enter a vanished world: Jackson,  Mississippi, 1962. Where black maids raise white children, but aren't  trusted not to steal the silver . . . 
Published: 02/08/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780241956533

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26 Aug 2015
Readings New Australian Writing Award 2015 shortlist announced
Readings has announced the titles shortlisted for its $4000 New Australian Writing Award.Hot Little Hands by Abigail Ulman has been shortlisted for this prize.For more information and to see the full list of books selected please visit the Readings website.

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