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



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