|Statement||by Maurice Leahy.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 294p. ;|
|Number of Pages||294|
Kindred is a novel by American writer Octavia E. Butler that incorporates time travel and is modeled on slave published in , it is still widely has been frequently chosen as a text for community-wide reading programs and book organizations, as well as being a common choice for high school and college : Octavia Butler. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Flower of Her Kindred. Very Good / Acceptable. Item # Book is in very good condition with some wear to the boards including some slight bumping to the bottom of the spine, the dust jacket is very worn and is missing the lower half of the front cover.. Price: $Author: Maurice Leahy. Get this from a library! The flower of her kindred; a biographical study of Nano Nagle of Ireland, foundress, pioneer of popular education and noted leader in .
Octavia 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 , would become her most best-selling novel. This is also a painful book to read because of its graphic depiction of slavery and Butler wastes no time in demonizing what was demonic/5. In Kindred, when Dana travels back in time to the age of American slavery, she knows she's going to encounter some , she's not disappointed. What she doesn't realize is just how much this violence has become a part of everyday life for the slaves she meets. It doesn't take long for this violence to find its way to her, either. Whether it's Tom Weylin pointing a shotgun in her face. The cook of the Weylin family, who chooses to stay a slave in order to ensure the safety of her deaf, mute daughter and Dana become friends and Dana learns to respect Sarah’s endurance and self-sacrifice. Butler uses Sarah to undermine the “mammy” stereotype of a slave who becomes too close to the white family they serve. In Kindred, Dana finds herself repeatedly going back from her own happy life in Los Angeles in to a plantation in Maryland in And she’s black, a .
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 More. But ultimately the power of this book allows it to transcend all labels."Kindred" tells the story of Dana, a 20th century African-American woman who is married to a white man. Throughout the book Dana is mysteriously thrust back and forth in time between her world and the world of her ancestors in the 19th century/5(9). "The Last Rose of Summer" is a poem by the Irish poet Thomas wrote it in , while staying at Jenkinstown Park in County Kilkenny, Ireland, where he was said to have been inspired by a specimen of Rosa 'Old Blush'. The poem is set to a traditional tune called "Aislean an Oigfear", or "The Young Man's Dream", which was transcribed by Edward Bunting in , based on a performance by. Only there to help participate in the wedding of her sister, she is looking to make her getaway as soon as she can, but she also finds herself set on the Kindred Mothership. Crash landing with Sylvan, a Tranq Kindred, they find themselves on a desolate planet trying to .