Kathryn Stockett

Kathryn Stockett is an American author best known for her debut novel, 'The Help,' which was published in 2009. The book, which tells the story of African American maids working in white households in Jackson, Mississippi, during the early 1960s, was a critical and commercial success. It has been adapted into a popular film of the same name. Stockett's work is known for its vivid characters and exploration of themes related to race and social justice.


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  1. 1. The Help

    Set in the early 1960s in Jackson, Mississippi, the story revolves around three main characters: two black maids and a young white woman. The maids, who have spent their lives taking care of white families and raising their children, agree to share their experiences with the young woman, who is an aspiring writer. The book offers a poignant and humorous look at the complex relationships between these women, while also exploring the racial tensions and social changes of the era.