The Invention of WingsBook Club Kit - 2014
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follows the historical figure of Sarah Grimke, feminist, suffragist, abolitionist and her slave Hetty Grimke. Kidd goes beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of the characters, both real and imagined.
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 thi... Read More »
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