Super Soul Sunday:
How a White Author Wrote About a Slave's Experience
How do authors enter the minds of characters from various time periods, genders and races? In The Invention of Wings, set in 19th-century Charleston, South Carolina, Sue Monk Kidd wrote part of the novel in the voice of a young slave named Hetty "Handful." Watch as Sue explains the unique challenges of channeling a character who lived a dramatically different life than her own.
Watch the full Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Q&A with Sue Monk Kidd