The Invention Of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention Of Wings

bySue Monk Kidd

Hardcover | January 8, 2014

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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorWriting 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.

About The Author

Sue Monk Kidd was born in Sylvester, Georgia on August 12, 1948. She received a B.S. in nursing from Texas Christian University in 1970 and worked throughout her twenties as a registered nurse and college nursing instructor. She got her start in writing at the age of 30 when a personal essay she wrote for a writing class was published ...

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Title:The Invention Of WingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:652 pages, 8.6 × 5.8 × 1.4 inPublished:January 8, 2014Publisher:Thorndike PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1410465322

ISBN - 13:9781410465320

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