The Invention of Wings Setting

Sue Monk Kidd
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Charleston

Charleston is located in South Carolina. It is a major east coast port. As a very Southern city, it is an example of the greater South for its aristocratic classes of wealthy people and its large population of slaves. The Grimkes have a "city home" in Charleston. (The Grimkes also have a plantation in the upcountry.) Charleston is also home to the Grimke slaves. It is where Handful spends her life before escaping to freedom with Sarah.

Grimke House

The Grimke House is located in one of the finer sections of Charleston, and is the home of the Grimke family, and their slaves. The Grimke House consists of a main house, a summer kitchen, a carriage house, and some other smaller buildings. It is where Sarah, Nina, and their brothers and sisters are born and raised, as well as spend the first the first parts of their adulthood...

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