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Een keukenmeidenroman is een opbeurende roman die speelt in Jackson, Mississippi, tijdens het ontstaan van de burgerrechtenbeweging, waar aan zwarte vrouwen de opvoeding van blanke kinderen werd toevertrouwd, maar niet het poetsen van het tafelzilver. Het is 1962 en Eugenia, bijgenaamd Skeeter, is na haar afstuderen weer thuis en wil schrijfster worden. Haar wordt aangeraden te schrijven over wat
Title
Een keukenmeidenroman
Author
Kathryn Stockett
Translator
Ineke van Bronswijk
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The help
Publisher
Amsterdam: Mistral, 2010
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789049951818

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About Kathryn Stockett

Kathryn Stockett is an American novelist. She is known for her 2009 debut novel, The Help, which is about African-American maids working in white households in Jackson, Mississippi, during the 1960s.

Career

Stockett worked in magazine publishing while living in New York City before publishing her first novel, which she began writing after the September 11th attacks. The Help took her five years to complete, and the book was rejected by 60 literary agents before agent Susan Ramer agreed to represent Stockett. The Help has since been published in 42 languages. As of August 2012, it has sold ten million copies and spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list.The Help climbed best seller charts a few months after it was released.

Personal life

Stockett grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with…Read more on Wikipedia