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Kindred Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFThe first science fiction written by a black woman, Kindred 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 inCalifornia, 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.


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  1. Rick Riordan Rick Riordan says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFAfter reading Parable of the Sower, I had to go right out and buy Butler s most famous novel Kindred I was not disappointed It is amazing that this book was written in 1976 and feels just as fresh and timely in 2016 Dana, a young African American woman who has just started a career as a writer in California, is suddenly and inexplicably yanked back in time to Maryland in 1815, where she must save a white boy named Rufus from drowning.This becomes only the first of many time traveling episodes After reading Parable of the Sower, I had to go right out and buy Butler s most famous novel Kindred I was not disappointed It is amazing that this book was written in 1976 and feels just as fresh and timely in 2016 Dana, a young African American woman who has just started a career as a writer in California, is suddenly a


  2. Emily May Emily May says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFThe ease Us, the children I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slaveryButler is an author that constantly pops up on Best sci fi and Must Read African American authors lists and I can finally see why This book may be my first by her, but it won t be my last Kindred is a fascinating, horrific journey through a dark time in American history, combining eye opening historical research with time travel.I suppose some modern readers will want to compare this stoThe ease Us, the children I never realized how easily people could be trained to


  3. Lyn Lyn says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFOctavia Butler is an amazing writer If you enjoy reading SF F, or even an interest in speculative fiction, you would like her work.Kindred, first published in 1979, would become her most best selling novel.This is also a p


  4. Adina Adina says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFDNF at 50% with some skipping What came first, the egg or the chicken What came first, the badly written book or the reading slump Hard questions to answer but one thing is certain It definitely did not help forcing me to reach 50% of this book I only did it because of my rating rule and because I wanted to bitch about it So here it is again the time for an unpopular opinion I though this book to be TERRIBLE I don t even know with what to start I understand it is written by a woman of DNF at 50% with some skipping What came first, the egg or the chicken What came first, the badly written book or the reading slump Hard questions to answer but one thing is certain It definitely did not help forcing me to reach 50% of this book I only did it because of my rating rule and because I wanted to bitch about it So here it is again the time for an unpopular op


  5. M— M— says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFOn October 5, 2004, Octavia E Butler visited my graduate university to give a lecture and book signing I was really impressed by her She actually spent several hours at the university, giving a public interview with one of the


  6. carol. carol. says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFOctavia Butler amazes me She writes science fiction that is full of complicated ideas about race and sexuality that are completely readable I ll innocently start reading, thinking only to get a solid start on the book, and suddenly discover I m halfway through the story That isn t to imply she s a light weight, however her works are emotionally and ethically dense, the subject of numerous high school and college essays A recent read of Dawn inspired a number of recommendations for Butler an Octavia Butler amazes me She writes science fiction that is full of complicated ideas about race and sexuality that are completely readable I ll innocently start reading, thinking only to get a solid start on the book, and suddenly discover I m halfway through the story That isn t to imply she s a light weight, however her works are emotionally and ethically dense, the subject of numerous


  7. Cecily Cecily says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDF I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slavery. I wanted to love this book I knew the slave narrative might be harrowing though it s not overly graphic , but it has an average GR rating over four stars, features time travel dilemmas, has a strong, intelligent, kind, and practical female protagonist, and gives thought provoking insights into the complexity of US race relations in the 1800s and, to a lesser extent, the 1970s It is a good and powerful, exciting and educ I never realized how easily people could be trained to accept slavery. I wanted to love this book I knew the slave narrative might be harrowing though it s not overly graphic , but it has an average GR rating over four stars, features time travel dilemmas


  8. Apatt Apatt says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFI had no idea what Kindred is about prior to reading it, I previously read Octavia Butler s Wild Seed and thought it was marvelous, and Kindred seems to be her most popular work judging by Goodreads ratings So buying a copy of Kindred without knowing anything about it was a no brainer I even deliberately avoided looking at the book s synopsis before hand, I just wanted to get to kn


  9. Justin Tate Justin Tate says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFA unique look at slave era America thanks to a time traveling twist Should be shelved with the classics Riveting from the first page and doesn t let up.I m always a fan of throwing in a little sci fi, but here it really, really works Most novels on this subject tend to look at race relations from one time period Nothing wrong with that, but there was something wholly shocking and eye opening about having these characters hop from a modern 1970s lens to pre Civil War society.This is my firs A unique look at slave era America thanks to a time traveling twist Should be shelved with the classics Riveting from the first page and doesn t let up.I m always a fan of throwing in a little sci fi, but here it really, really works Most novels on this subject tend to look at ra


  10. Maxwell Maxwell says:

    Paperback ð Kindred ePUB ✓ kindred pdf, KindredKindred PDFThis should be required reading in high school I feel like if teachers used material like this, students would be a lotengaged It s a fascinating blend of genres and such an interesting perspective with which she examines slavery Very immersive and horrifying, but it really humanizes the past Would highly recommend and am eager to readfrom Butler s backlist.


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