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Butler, Octavia E.

Boston : Beacon Press, c2003.

287 p. ; 21 cm.

The visionary author's masterpiece pulls us--along with her Black female hero--through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.


Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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0807083690 (alk. paper)

LC Call No:

PS3552.U827 K5 2003

Dewey Class No:

813/.54 22


Butler, Octavia E.


Kindred / Octavia E. Butler.


25th anniverary edition


Boston : Beacon Press, c2003.


287 p. ; 21 cm.


Black women writers series


Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-284).


African American women--Fiction.




Time travel--Fiction.





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