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The invention of wings / Sue Monk Kidd.

Kidd, Sue Monk. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 60 copies at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 copies at Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library.

Current holds

9 current holds with 121 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo F KID (Text) 30090000677760 Fiction Checked out 09/20/2014

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670024780 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0670024783 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from cover.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Feminists > South Carolina > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
FICTION / General.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Historical.
Charleston (S.C.) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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