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The invention of wings : a novel /

by Kidd, Sue Monk.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Viking, [2014]Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780670024780 : HRD; 0670024783 : HRD.Content Type: text; Media Type: unmediated; Carrier Type: volumeSubject(s): Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 -- Fiction | Antislavery movements -- Fiction | Feminists -- South Carolina -- Fiction | Women's rights -- Fiction | Biographical fiction | Historical fictionSummary: "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 thecharacters, both real and imagined"--
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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 thecharacters, both real and imagined"--

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