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Sue Monk Kidd - The Invention of Wings — at Sixth & I

Jan 13 2014 7:00 pm
Jan 13 2014 8:00 pm

The Invention of Wings (Viking, $27.95), the third novel by the author of The Secret Life of Bees is a dual narrative, with events recounted from the perspectives of the abolitionist Sarah Grimké and her fictional handmaid, Handful. Set in Charleston and New England, the book follows the women through some three decades of war, abolition, and the struggle for women’s rights.

1 ticket = $15
1 book + 1 ticket = $28; $23 for members
1 book + 2 tickets = $35; $30 for members

Tickets will be available at the door.

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ISBN-13: 9780670024780
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Adult, 1/2014

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