The Invention of Wings

by Sue Monk Kidd | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1472212770 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingcally-cwing of Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on 10/17/2014
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Journal Entry 1 by wingcally-cwing from Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Friday, October 17, 2014
Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, Hetty 'Handful' Grimké is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift. Sarah knows what she does next will unleash a world of trouble. She also knows that she cannot accept. And so, indeed, the trouble begins ...

Journal Entry 2 by wingcally-cwing at Alfreton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, February 06, 2018
A very absorbing read, great characters in shocking situations, although a book about slavery is never going to be a comfortable read.
I didn't realise until I got to the end of the book that the story (with a little dramatic licence) is a true one.

Journal Entry 3 by wingcally-cwing at Sainsbury's Coffee Shop in Chesterfield, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Friday, February 16, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (2/15/2018 UTC) at Sainsbury's Coffee Shop in Chesterfield, Derbyshire United Kingdom

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