I highly recommend this book. Written by a fine lady by the name of Kathryn Stockett, this book will suck you in. Her writing is incredible; I am amazed at the voice each and every one of her characters carry. It takes turns you'd never anticipate and you'll find yourself turning pages faster than you can read. It makes you think and, in the end, teaches a message each of us can learn from. If you get the chance, pick this book up. You'll have it finished before you know it.