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Octavia E. Butler's Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation / by Damian Duffy and John Jennings ; introduction by Nnedi Okorafor.

By: Duffy, Damian [author.].
Contributor(s): Butler, Octavia E. Kindred | Jennings, John, 1970- [author.] | Okorafor, Nnedi [author of introduction.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Abrams Comicarts, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: 240 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781419709470; 141970947X.Other title: Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation.Subject(s): Slaves -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc | Time travel in literature -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Comics (Graphic works). | Graphic novels.Summary: Octavia E. Butler's bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler's mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. Butler's most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South.
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Octavia E. Butler's bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler's mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century. Butler's most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South.

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