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The invention of wings : a novel Book
Book | Viking, New York : [2014]

  • 12 of 12 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Port Colborne Library
  • 1 current hold with 12 total copies.
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Port Colborne FIC KID Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
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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.
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  • ISBN: 9780670024780 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2014]

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