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Kidd, Sue Monk

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Works: 111 works in 785 publications in 20 languages and 36,952 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Bildungsromans  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PS3611.I44, 813.54
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The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
213 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 8,157 libraries worldwide
Set in South Carolina in 1964, [this book] tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's fiercest racists, Lily decides they should both escape to Tiburon, South Carolina--a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. There they are taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a mesmerizing world of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their household. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love--a story that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.-Back cover
The mermaid chair by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
102 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 5,462 libraries worldwide
Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island-- amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right
The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
78 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 5,001 libraries worldwide
"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. "The Invention of Wings" 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), Kidd allows herself to go beyond the record to flesh out the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined"--
The secret life of bees : a novel by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
During the summer of 1964 in rural South Carolina, a young girl is given a home by three middle-aged black sisters who keep bees. As Lily is drawn into their mesmerizing world of bees and honey, she discovers a place where she can find the thing her heart most longs
The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 1,723 libraries worldwide
On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their remarkable journeys over the next 35 years, as both strive for a life of their own, dramatically shaping each other's destinies and forming a complex relationship marked by guilt, defiance, estrangement and the uneasy ways of love
The mermaid chair by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island--amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right
Firstlight : early inspirational writings by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Draws largely from the author's early writings for "Guideposts," featuring inspirational stories and essays that reflect various aspects of Monk's early writing career and quest for spiritual awareness
Firstlight : [the early inspirational writings] by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
In every life there are defining moments when one's heart begins to open, when the realization of who one is begins to dawn. These moments may be huge--or they may be small and subtle. But each leaves a person forever changed. The author invites listeners to accompany her as she reveals many of her own firsts--an invitation she hopes will help point listeners to their own moments of awakening
When the heart waits : spiritual direction for life's sacred questions by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The author describes her passionate and moving tale of spiritual crisis
La vida secreta de las abejas : [novela] by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Lily Owens lost her beloved mother when she was only four under tragic circumstances clouded by time and secrecy. Later, she found a fiercely protective surrogate in her abusive father's outspoken housekeeper, Rosaleen. Ignoring differences in age and color as well as the racial hatred that seethed during the summer of 1964 in rural South Carolina, these two unlikely companions set off on a seemingly aimless pilgrimage
Firstlight : the early inspirational writings of Sue Monk Kidd by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Draws largely from the author's early writings for "Guideposts," featuring inspirational stories and essays that reflect various aspects of Monk's early writing career and quest for spiritual awareness
Firstlight : [the early inspirational writings] by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
God's joyful surprise : finding yourself loved by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Essays deal with acceptance, positive attitude, meditation, prayer, Bible reading, and leading a religious life
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Gu shi gai bian zi tong ming yuan zhu ,jiang shu di shi yi ge guan yu xin ling yu ren qing de wen nuan gu shi.yi ge pu tong de nu hai,que yi zhi jian fu zhu tong ling nu hai suo bu neng cheng shou de chen zhong fu dan.xiao xiao de nian ling que chen jin zai wu qiong de zi bei he chen tong zhong,ke shi hou lai ta you zao dao fu qin de nue dai.zhe yi qie du shi ta ruo xiao de xin ling shang hen lei lei,zhong yu zai shi si sui shi,ta bu kan ren shou guai li fu qin dui ta de fei ren dui dai,jue ding yao xun zhao ji hui tao li zhe ge jia ting ,xun zhao mu qin de guo qu yu zi ji de yi pian tian kong
L'invenzione delle ali by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Traveling with pomegranates : a mother-daughter story by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
'Travelling with Pomegranates' is an engrossing, touching and uplifting travel memoir from the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestselling author, Sue Monk, and her daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor
Mi feng de mi mi sheng huo by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 22 libraries worldwide
After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, beekeeping sisters
All things are possible by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
When the heart waits : Leader's guide by Sue Monk Kidd( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in German and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Eilandgeheimen by Sue Monk Kidd( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Een getrouwde Amerikaanse komt er door een onverwachte verliefdheid achter wat voor haar in het leven belangrijk is
 
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Alternative Names
Kida, Sjū Monka
Kʻidŭ, Su Mong
Monk Kidd, Sue
Monk-Kidd, Sue 1948-
Monka Kida, Sjū
Sue Monk Kidd Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Sue Monk Kidd écrivain américaine
Sue Monk Kidd scrittrice statunitense
Sue Monk Kidd US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Сю Монк Кид
מונק קיד, סו
סו מונק קיד
קיד, סו מונק
سومانک کید نویسنده و رمان‌نویس آمریکایی
키드, 수 몽
키드, 수 몽크
キッド, スー・モンク
スー・モンク・キッド
Languages
English (439)
German (39)
Spanish (34)
French (25)
Polish (18)
Italian (17)
Danish (14)
Korean (9)
Dutch (9)
Chinese (8)
Swedish (8)
Persian (5)
Hebrew (5)
Slovenian (5)
Russian (4)
Finnish (3)
Hungarian (2)
Japanese (1)
Serbian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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