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The Invention of Wings

By Sue Monk Kidd

A New York Times Bestselling Author Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.Hetty "Handful" Grimke, an urban slave in early 19th century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls of the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke's daughter, Sarah, who has always known she is meant to do something large in the world, is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, and we follow their remarkable journeys over the next thirty five years.

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Publish Date

2014

ISBN

9781410465320


Format: Large Print
Author: Kidd, Sue Monk
Summary: The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimké, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimké 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.
Title: The invention of wings / Sue Monk Kidd.
Publisher Date: Detroit, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 -- Fiction. Antislavery movements -- Fiction. Feminists -- South Carolina -- Fiction. Women's rights -- Fiction. FICTION / Historical. Large type books.
Isbn: 9781410465320 1410465322
Current Holds: 35
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 14
Call Number: LPF Kidd
Oclc: 861210583
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Bib Id: 491438

Format: Large Print
Author: Kidd, Sue Monk, author.
Summary: The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimké, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimké 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.
Title: The invention of wings / Sue Monk Kidd.
Edition: Large print edition.
Publisher, Date: Detroit, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Description: 651 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic series.
Subjects: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 -- Fiction.
Subjects: Antislavery movements -- Fiction.
Subjects: Feminists -- South Carolina -- Fiction.
Subjects: Women's rights -- Fiction.
Subjects: FICTION / Historical.
Subjects: Large type books.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Notes: "The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged"--T.p. verso.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2013045649
ISBN: 9781410465320
ISBN: 1410465322
Requests: 35
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 14
Call Number: LPF Kidd