The Resource The invention of wings, Sue Monk Kidd

The invention of wings, Sue Monk Kidd

Label
The invention of wings
Title
The invention of wings
Statement of responsibility
Sue Monk Kidd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Traces more than three decades in the lives of a wealthy Charleston debutante who longs to break free from the strictures of her household and pursue a meaningful life; and the urban slave, Handful, who is placed in her charge as a child before finding courage and a sense of self
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10234552
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kidd, Sue Monk
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grimké, Sarah Moore
  • Antislavery movements
  • Feminists
  • Women's rights
Target audience
adult
Label
The invention of wings, Sue Monk Kidd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn892041289
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780143121701
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015301786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892041289
Label
The invention of wings, Sue Monk Kidd
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn892041289
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780143121701
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015301786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892041289

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