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The invention of wings [electronic resource] / Sue Monk Kidd.

Kidd, Sue Monk. (Author). Lamia, Jenna. (Narrator). Oduye, Adepero. (Narrator). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author). Penguin Audio (Firm) (Added Author). OneClick Digital (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781490602714
  • Physical Description: 1 sound file (13 hr., 30 min.) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; 2014, p2014.

Content descriptions

General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed January 15, 2014).
Recording originally produced by Penguin Audio, p2014.
Restrictions on Access Note: Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye, and Sue Monk Kidd.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Source of Description Note: Description based on compact disc version record.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 > Fiction.
Antislavery movements > Fiction.
Feminists > South Carolina > Fiction.
Women's rights > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Downloadable audio books.

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