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Fledgling

By: "Butler, Octavia E."

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446696166

ISBN: 0446696161

Condition: NEW


Octavia E. Butler is one of the finest voices in fiction--period. . . . A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature.-"The Washington Post Book World "Readers familiar with . . . "Parable of the Sower and "Bloodchild will recall that Butler] never asks easy questions or settles for easy answers."-Gerald Jonas in "The New York Times "Fledgling, Octavia Butler's first new novel in seven years, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly unhuman needs and abili... View more info

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Kindred (Bluestreak Black Women Writers)

By: "Butler, Octavia E."

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Beacon Press:

Edition: 25

Seller ID: 9780807083697

ISBN: 0807083690

Condition: NEW


Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin. View more info