The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Characters

Sue Monk Kidd
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The author of the memoir, The Dance of a dissident Daughter, Sue is a fairly prolific and successful writer of inspirational Christian pieces, in her late thirties, married to a Baptist chaplain, and the mother of two teenage children, Bob and Ann. She is born and raised in Georgia during times of segregation, whose inequity she realizes when her nanny, Sweet, must urinate in the trees because restrooms are for whites only. Sue joins her on the hillside in solidarity. Sue is brought up to be soft-spoken and sweet-mouthed. Sue gives no details of her education or career prior to writing, concentrating on her spiritual awakening, which begins when she is 38. Sue has always prayed but is tending towards silent meditation. She has always found waking up from sleep hard, so awaking from spiritual slumber is hard. The first fictional story she writes is about...

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