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November 17, 2011

“The Help” Book Discussion Group

Join us in the Natural Science Center on November 29th at noon for a discussion of the best-selling novel, The Help. If you've read the book and can't wait to see the movie on December 1st, bring your lunch and please join us. If you have read the book and would like to lend out your copy or if you have not read the book and are looking for a copy, please contact Tara Nepper.

REVIEW: The Washington Post - Sybil Steinberg

Southern whites' guilt for not expressing gratitude to the black maids who raised them threatens to become a familiar refrain. But don't tell Kathryn Stockett because her first novel is a nuanced variation on the theme that strikes every note with authenticity. In a page-turner that brings new resonance to the moral issues involved, she spins a story of social awakening as seen from both sides of the American racial divide

 
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