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  • 36 of 36 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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1 current hold with 36 total copies.

Summary:

"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"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC KIDD (Text) 33892100247338 Adult Fiction Book None 12/31/2013 Available -
Parkdale Community Library FIC KIDD (Text) 33892100158634 Adult Fiction Book None 05/12/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670024780 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: print
    373 pages ; 25 cm
  • PublisherSSS: New York : Viking, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 369).
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"--
Target Audience Note:
N.L. Lexile.
Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore 1792-1873 Fiction
Antislavery movements Fiction
Feminists South Carolina Fiction
Women's rights Fiction
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Search Results Showing Item 2 of 7 Preferred library: Sage Library System?

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