Over Thanksgiving break, I read Kathryn Stockett’s The Help. It is a book about African-American maids in post-Civil War Mississippi. It has both emotion and factual history, and therefore anyone who reads this book will learn a lot about
Southern social structure during the equality movement. Showing the view of both African maids and their bosses, it is an eye-opener that anyone would love. It is a good read and you will not want to put the book down. It is about 500 pages, yet it will only take a couple days to read because of the compelling text. The Help is a good book for anyone interested to read historical fiction in a well-written and diverse novel. There is something for everyone in this book, which makes it one of the best reads to pick up.
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