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The Invention of Wings: A Novel - Sue Monk Kidd
The Invention of Wings: A Novel
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Sue Monk Kidd,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Viking Adult
Sue Monk Kidd,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Viking Adult
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Format: Books
ISBN: 9780670024780 (0670024783)
ASIN: 9780670024780
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it
3.5 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd — A Story about Mothers, Sisters, and Slaves!
Fifteen years before Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which was wholly influenced by American Slavery As It Is, a pamphlet written by Sarah, Angelina, and Angelina’s husband, Theodore Weld, and published in 1839, the Grimké sisters were out crusading not only for the immediate emancipa...
C. P. Lesley
C. P. Lesley rated it
A beautifully written, emotionally compelling story of slavery in the early 19th-century United States, told from the contrasting perspectives of Sarah Grimké, a Charleston planter's daughter, and Hetty (Handful), the slave given to Sarah by her parents as a maid to mark Sarah's 11th birthday. With ...
Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it
4.0 A Perilous Journey
Chasing the North Star is the story of a slave named Jonah who learns to read as he serves his master’s children, listening in on their lessons. He is whipped when he is found reading in the hayloft, accused of stealing a book he was given by the mistress. Humiliated and hurt, Jonah decides impulsiv...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
3.0 The Invention of Wings: A Novel
89. THE INVENTION OF WINGS, BY SUE MONK KIDDI’ll admit: I wasn’t really attracted to the idea of reading this book, mainly because of the Oprah’s Book Club thing. Yes, so very snobbish of me, and I’m glad I managed to get over it. I’m not sure even why the Oprah’s Book Club would have been a bad thi...
Roving Book Club
Roving Book Club rated it
4.0 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Read by Una - Based on a true story. Two women yearning for freedom, one a slave, one a white woman who owns her. Ended somewhat abruptly. Sad but great.
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