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Title:Kindred
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Beacon Press
ISBN:0807083690
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Number of Pages:287
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Science fiction, Time travel

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Kindred The first science fiction written by a black woman i Kindred i has become a cornerstone of black American literature This combination of slave memoir fantasy and historical fiction is a novel of rich literary complexity Having just celebrated her th birthday in California Dana an African American woman is suddenly and inexplicably wrenched through time into antebellum Maryland After saving a drowning white boy there she finds herself staring into the barrel of a shotgun and is transported back to the present just in time to save her life During numerous such time defying episodes with the same young man she realizes the challenge she s been given to protect this young slaveholder until he can father her own great grandmothe

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Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1), Bloodchild and Other Stories, Lilith's Brood (Xenogenesis, #1-3), Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis, #2), Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1), Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1), Imago (Xenogenesis, #3), Parable of the Talents (Earthseed, #2), Fledgling, Kindred
A perfect introduction for new readers and a must have for avid fans this New York Times Notable Book includes Bloodchild winner of both the Hugo and the Nebula awards and Speech Sounds winner of the Hugo Award Appearing in print for the first time Amnesty is a story of a woman named Noah who works to negotiate the tense and co dependent relationship between humans and a species of invaders Also new to this collection is The Book of Martha which asks What would you do if God granted you the ability and responsibility to save humanity from itself br Like all of Octavia Butler s best writing these works of the imagination are parables of the contemporary world She proves constant in her vigil an unblinking pessimist hoping to be proven wrong and one of contemporary literature s strongest voices, Lilith Iyapo has just lost her husband and son when atomic fire consumes Earth the last stage of the planet s final war Hundreds of years later Lilith awakes deep in the hold of a massive alien spacecraft piloted by the Oankali who arrived just in time to save humanity from extinction They have kept Lilith and other survivors asleep for centuries as they learned whatever they could about Earth Now it is time for Lilith to lead them back to her home world but life among the Oankali on the newly resettled planet will be nothing like it was before br br The Oankali survive by genetically merging with primitive civilizations whether their new hosts like it or not For the first time since the nuclear holocaust Earth will be inhabited Grass will grow animals will run and people will learn to survive the planet s untamed wilderness But their children will not be human Not exactly, i Fledgling i Octavia Butler s new novel after a seven year break is the story of an apparently young amnesiac girl whose alarmingly inhuman needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion She is in fact a genetically modified year old vampire Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life she must at the same time learn who wanted and still wants to destroy her and those she cares for and how she can save herself i Fledgling i is a captivating novel that tests the limits of otherness and questions what it means to be truly human, Doro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes killing his hosts by reflex or design He fears no one until he meets Anyanwu Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can absorb bullets and heal with a kiss and savage anyone who threatens her She fears no one until she meets Doro Together they weave a pattern of destiny from Africa to the New World unimaginable to mortals