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Library Book Club to read historical fiction by Sue Monk Kidd


September 2, 2019

Stop in at the library and pick up a copy of the next book club read. This month the club will discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd on Sept. 17th at 6 pm. This is a very interesting historical fiction about a true person, Hetty Grimke, and her fascinating life.

Hetty "Handful" Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth-century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke's daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits im...

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