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The invention of wings : a novel / Sue Monk Kidd.

Kidd, Sue Monk. (Author).

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Kidd (Text) 33294001871623 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670024780 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0670024783
  • Physical Description: 373 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, c2014.

Content descriptions

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."--Publisher.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Fiction.
Feminists > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
South Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Feminist fiction.

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