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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.

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