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    • The Invention of Wings

    • A Novel
    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye, Sue Monk Kidd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,450
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,025
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,027

    From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world - and it is now the newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection. Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Historical Fiction - beautifully quilted!

    • By Jan on 01-09-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Invention of Wings

    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    From the celebrated author of the international bes tseller The Secret Life of Bees comes an extraordinary novel about two exceptional women. Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, Hetty 'Handful' Grimke is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Those Ahead Of Their Time

    • By Sara on 03-29-14

    Regular price: $15.98