The Invention of Wings Summary
Sue Monk Kidd

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The Invention of Wings Summary

The Invention of Wings is a historical novel by Sue Monk Kidd. The story is a fictionalized account of the life of abolitionist Sarah Grimke, her sister Nina, and their family slave named Handful. Sarah lives in Charleston, South Carolina. As a four year-old, she witnesses the brutality of slave punishment. The event scars her emotionally and physically, as she develops a stutter while speaking. At eleven years old, Sarah is given a...

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