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Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

Regular price $5.00

The 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 26th birthday in 1976 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..
Used. Good condition. Some wear and tear. Previous owner's name written on the top of the book. Creased bottom right corner. Some shelf wear on the bottom of the book. Damage to the top, sides, corners, and spine of the book. Price marked in pencil.