The #1 New York Instances bestselling novel and foundation for the Academy Award-profitable movie—a undying and common tale concerning the strains we abide by way of, and those we don’t—nominated as one in every of The us’s highest-beloved novels by way of PBS’s The Nice American Read.

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s all the time taken orders quietly, however in recent years she’s not able to carry her bitterness again. Her family member Minny hasn’t ever held her tongue however now will have to come what may stay secrets and techniques approximately her corporation that go away her speechless. White socialite Skeeter simply graduated school. She’s filled with ambition, however and not using a husband, she’s regarded as a failure.

Together, those reputedly other ladies sign up for in combination to write down a inform-all guide approximately paintings as a black maid within the South, that might eternally adjust their destinies and the lifetime of a small the town…