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|Publication Date||Publisher||Physical Description||Availability|
|2014.||Viking||373 pages ; 25 cm|| |
|2014.||Thorndike Press||651 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.|| |
|2014.||Viking||373 pages ; 22 cm|| |
|2015.||Penguin Books||373 pages ; 20 cm|| |
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The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid, and follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and, importantly, an abolitionist), the author allows herself to go beyond the record...