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 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 To Protect This Young Slaveholder Until He Can Father Her Own Great Grandmother
Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer, one of the best known among the few African American women in the field She won both Hugo and Nebula awards In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant.
- 287 pages
- Octavia E. Butler
- 13 January 2019 Octavia E. Butler