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The invention of wings / Sue Monk Kidd.

By: Kidd, Sue Monk.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, 2014Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780670024780 (hardback); 0670024783 (hardback).Subject(s): Grimk�e, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 -- Fiction | Antislavery movements -- Fiction | Feminists -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Women's rights -- Fiction | FICTION / General | FICTION / Literary | FICTION / HistoricalGenre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC000000 | FIC019000 | FIC014000 Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined"-- Provided by publisher.
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"The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined"-- Provided by publisher.

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