The Resource The invention of wings : a novel, Sue Monk Kidd

The invention of wings : a novel, Sue Monk Kidd

Label
The invention of wings : a novel
Title
The invention of wings
Title remainder
a novel
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"--
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.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10234552
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kidd, Sue Monk
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I44
LC item number
I58 2014eb
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grimkâe, Sarah Moore
  • Antislavery movements
  • Feminists
  • Women's rights
  • Charleston (S.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The invention of wings : a novel, Sue Monk Kidd
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=20CB8AC0-5BA5-4BD0-8F1B-348D05CF2D14
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698152427
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865102100
Label
The invention of wings : a novel, Sue Monk Kidd
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=20CB8AC0-5BA5-4BD0-8F1B-348D05CF2D14
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698152427
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865102100

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