The invention of wings / Sue Monk Kidd.

Kidd, Sue Monk, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 15 copies at SC LENDS.

Current holds

57 current holds with 127 total copies.

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AHJ - Allendale Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100815167 Adult Fiction Available -
AHJ - Allendale Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100815381 Adult Fiction Available -
AHJ - Estill Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100818765 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/04/2014
AHJ - Hampton Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100810606 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/22/2014
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100817759 Adult Fiction Available -
AHJ - Jasper Branch FIC KID (Text) 30365100810382 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/23/2014
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Kidd Sue (Text) 22960000773464 New Fiction Checked out 07/31/2014
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Kidd Sue (Text) 27097385 Rental Fiction Checked out 07/28/2014
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Kidd Sue (Text) 27097401 Rental Fiction Checked out 07/31/2014
Anderson - Anderson Main Library F Kidd Sue (Text) 27097419 Rental Fiction On holds shelf -
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Record details

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

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Eleven-year-old Sarah Grimke can't believe she got a handmaid for her birthday, and she's even more appalled when her slave-owning parents refuse to take their gift back. So begins the journey of an urban slave and the girl who taught her to read and write, their tenuous relationship following them as they seek their own new lives through nearly four decades after Sarah's birthday in 1803 Charleston.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Feminists > South Carolina > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.