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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, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She's full of ambition, but without a husband, she's considered a failure.

Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black maid in the South, that could forever alter their destinies and the life of a small town...
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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 sixteen years. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter.
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Seitenzahl 451
Altersempfehlung ab 18
Erscheinungsdatum 01.02.2009
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-399-15534-5
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
Maße (L/B/H) 23,3/16,3/3,5 cm
Gewicht 689 g
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„so touchy“

Milli, Thalia-Buchhandlung Wien

I’ve seen the movie years ago and probably that’s why it took me so long to start reading this book. Usually I read a book, go watch the movie and then I complain how the movie destroyed the whole story. But because I loved the film so much, I was afraid that the book would ‘destroy’ this wonderful experience. How wrong I was.

After reading the book I love the movie even more, it so fittingly cast, so well done. Still I would recommend to everyone to read the book, because some parts the movie didn’t manage to get that right. Some characters are even meaner in the book and some are nicer, others where completely forgotten.

What I loved most about the book where those characters, those that where forgotten, the quiet girls who weren’t racists but were as progressive as the main character.

Simply said: I loved this book (and I still love the movie)!
I’ve seen the movie years ago and probably that’s why it took me so long to start reading this book. Usually I read a book, go watch the movie and then I complain how the movie destroyed the whole story. But because I loved the film so much, I was afraid that the book would ‘destroy’ this wonderful experience. How wrong I was.

After reading the book I love the movie even more, it so fittingly cast, so well done. Still I would recommend to everyone to read the book, because some parts the movie didn’t manage to get that right. Some characters are even meaner in the book and some are nicer, others where completely forgotten.

What I loved most about the book where those characters, those that where forgotten, the quiet girls who weren’t racists but were as progressive as the main character.

Simply said: I loved this book (and I still love the movie)!

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von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 16.03.2016
Bewertet: anderes Format

Ein wichtiges, teilweise anrührendes, teilweise witziges Buch über die absurden Alltäglichkeiten der Rassentrennung mitten im 20. Jahrhundert. Unbedingt lesenswert.

von einer Kundin/einem Kunden aus Hilden am 16.03.2016
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Eine ganz tolle Erzählung über Freundschaft, Herkunft, Solidarität und Mut. Ganz wunderbar! Auch im Original gut lesbar - nicht zu schwierig.

Lesenswert, vor allem auf Englisch
von einer Kundin/einem Kunden am 15.04.2015
Bewertet: Buch (Taschenbuch)

Tolles Buch, man kann sich kaum entscheiden welche der 3 starken Frauen man am liebsten mag. Es lohnt sich das Buch auf Englisch zu lesen, da bei der Deutschen Übersetzung sprachliche Feinheiten verloren gehen. Die Sprache von Minny unterscheidet sich beispielsweise stark von der Skeeters.