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The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film—a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don’t—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississipp

Author Kathryn Stockett

Pages 544

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 2009-02-10

ISBN 1440697663 9781440697661

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Kaylee shared a tip "My all time favorite book!! It's beautifully written I would highly recommend."

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Liz shared a tip "Smart, well written, read it."

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meg_wadlington shared a tip "Beautifully written. Full bodied characters. The movie is fantastic also."

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bettie_felumlee shared a tip "The narrators are absolutely superb. This will keep you entertained for hours."

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bettie_felumlee shared a tip "Best audio book!"

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julie_b_5706 shared a tip "Makes one ashamed to be white. An eye opener."

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veronica_serrato shared a tip "Even the movie is good."

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michelle_hanson_5326 shared a tip "I did! I thought it was well done."

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aggu shared a tip "Very good and educational book"

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adrienne_torres shared a tip "Really good! Would very much recommend."

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lori_ellsworth_leavell shared a tip "Love"

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Teresa4810 shared a tip "The book is very good also. Dont forget to give someone that pie! Lol"

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sandra_wilson_450 shared a tip "Loved it!"

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tracey_lantz shared a tip "For sure! It is an excellent book. My daughter also read it and loved it (she's 15 and an avid reader)"

donna_korb shared a tip "Rich characters."

sandy_androckitis shared a tip "I have! I think I prefer the book"

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jessica_gulliver shared a tip "I did. It was good"

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kim_artman shared a tip "great movie!"

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yaya_poppop shared a tip "I'm not sure this is the only one I've read"

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isabella_smythe shared a tip "Great book! Deals with racism in the South, and powering through a bad situation"

margaret_mills shared a tip "This is the only thing I’ve read by her so...but I liked this one"

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sajeed_hassan shared a tip "Maybe this was a random selection. I liked 'educated' by Tara Westover."

nickie_4273 shared a tip "Yes"

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hillary_erin shared a tip "One of the greatest books of all time"

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andrea_stephenson_ shared a tip "I listen to this book via audio"

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tv_fan_grl shared a tip "Terrific. Makes you look at chocolate pie in a whole new way...."

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pj_miller shared a tip "This is a small glimpse of the everyday world of the domestic engineers in the south"

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sherri_walker shared a tip "Yes, it was great."

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rachael_clevenger shared a tip "I like this book by her, but I haven't actually read anything else she's written."

carrie_4617 shared a tip "Great book and movie"

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melissa_ehrlich shared a tip "The book was good. Easy read. The movie was a good adaptation, in my opinion."

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tracy_mirabelli shared a tip "I actually am reading it now. I will definitely let you know when I'm done!"

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sky_hildebrant shared a tip "Yes!"

kirsten_sheehan shared a tip "Yes I have seen the movie! It was good but the book is better. That is usually the case though so no surprise lol"

panagiota_kutsukos shared a tip "Loved the movie, loved the book. Can't decide which one was better."

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bookwormrae shared a tip "One of my all time favorite reads"

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misty_kudlas shared a tip "Absolutely!"

olga_mcleod shared a tip "Yes, a while back..it was great also!"

heidi_medeiros shared a tip "Yes! Book was better but the movie was still good"

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witchyw0man_87 shared a tip "Hands down one of the best books I have ever read."

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tara_croft shared a tip "Yes"

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mark_strathmann_ii shared a tip "Great Movie and story"

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nancy_brey shared a tip "The pie incident!"

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steve_greifer shared a tip "Liked it. You?"

kirsten_m shared a tip "I loved the movie too but not I haven't read the others"

angie_1160 shared a tip "I love this book, no interest in the movie compared to the book!"

amy_a_7749 shared a tip "No not yet. Is it good?"

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crystal_spock-shepperson shared a tip "My favorite book"

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elise_martin_5681 shared a tip "Eye-opening, wonderful."

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sandra_munsters shared a tip "Felt like I was right there in that time and place."

shay_lindsay shared a tip "This is a great look into the 60’s and what it was like for a person of color back then."

cynthia_kelly shared a tip "Pretty close. Both are good!"

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abby_ruller shared a tip "Yes loved it."

ashley_stevenson shared a tip "Powerful, historic and amazing"

kathleen_w_conley shared a tip "I'm reading this for the second time after a few years and I had forgotten what a marvelous book this is."

pat_oconnor shared a tip "Great book. Great movie!"

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aveline shared a tip "one of the best books ive ever read. and its an absolute necessity in todays society."

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