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Witte vleugels, zwarte vleugels

Sue Monk Kidd (author), Monique De Vré (translator)

Een juweel van een boek!' Oprah Winfrey

Charleston, South Carolina, begin 19e eeuw Voor haar elfde verjaardag krijgt Sarah het tienjarige slavenmeisje Hetty 'Handful' cadeau. Er ontstaat een gecompliceerde maar hechte vriendschap, die hun levens zal beïnvloeden. Gedurende vijfendertig jaar worden de meisjes gevolgd op hun levensweg. Ze worden geconfronteerd met verdriet, hoop, geschonden

Title
Witte vleugels, zwarte vleugels
Author
Sue Monk Kidd
Translator
Monique De Vré
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The invention of wings
Publisher
Amsterdam: The House of Books, 2014
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ISBN
9789044344974
CloudLibrary
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About Sue Monk Kidd

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Sue Monk Kidd (born August 12, 1948) is a writer from Sylvester, Georgia, USA, best known for her novels The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.

Early life and education

Kidd was born in Sylvester, Georgia, and attended local schools. She graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in nursing in 1970. She worked in her twenties as a Registered Nurse and college nursing instructor at the Medical College of Georgia.

She was influenced in her 20s by the writings of Thomas Merton to explore her inner life. In her 30s, she took writing courses at Emory University and Anderson College in South Carolina, now Anderson University, as well as studying at Sewanee, Bread Loaf, and other writers' conferences.

Career

She got her start in writing when a personal essay she wrote for a writing class was published in Guideposts and reprinted i…Read more on Wikipedia