The Invention of Wings Characters

Sue Monk Kidd
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Theodore Weld

Theodore Weld is a young abolitionist in his thirties who helps to cleanse Ohio of slavery. He later assists in training Sarah and Nina to speak in front of audiences on behalf of the antislavery movement. He ultimately marries Nina.

Israel Morris

Israel Morris is a member of the Quaker faith in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He meets Sarah on a voyage to Charleston. Following the death of Israel’s wife, Israel and Sarah become nearly romantically involved when she comes to live with him. Ultimately, he asks Sarah to give up the ministry and be his wife, but she turns him down.

Mauma

Mauma Charlotte Grimke is the mother of Handful, and a slave to the Grimke family. Mauma has been a slave all her life, just as her grandmother was. Mauma steals material and threads to build a story quilt, and hires herself out to other white...

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