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Kindred
 
 
Author
Octavia E. Butler.
Publisher Beacon Press  
Format paperback
ISBN 9780807083697
Pages/Publication Date 287/2004
Daedalus Item Code 29192
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Nebula and Hugo Award winner Octavia Butler gives us this chilling tale of time travel. Dana, a black woman in 1976 Los Angeles, is celebrating her 26th 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.

"In Kindred, Octavia Butler creates a road for the impossible and a balm for the unbearable. It is everything the literature of science fiction can be."óWalter Mosley

 
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