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
RRP: $24.95
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
RRP: $19.95

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10 Jul 2014
National Biography Award shortlist announced
The State Library of NSW has announced the shortlist for the National Biography Award, which recognises ‘the continuing importance and value of life writing’. Congratulations to Gideon HaighThe winner will be announced on 4 August at an event at the State Library of NSW, which coincides with the beginning of the library’s Biography Week. Read more about the prize and Biography Week events here.

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