Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation /

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Author / Creator:Duffy, Damian, adapter. author
Imprint:New York : Harry N Abrams, [2017]
Description:240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject:African American women -- Fiction.
Slaves -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Slaveholders -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Time travel in literature.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
Southern States -- Fiction.
United States.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Science fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Format: Print Book
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Varying Form of Title:Octavia E. Butler's Kindred
Other uniform titles:Butler, Octavia E.
Jennings, John,
Adaptation of (work): Butler, Octavia E. Kindred.
Summary:"Home is a new house with a loving husband in 1970s California that is suddenly transformed into the frightening world of the antebellum South. Dana, a young black writer, can't explain how she is transported across time and space to a plantation in Maryland. But she does quickly understand why: to deal with the troubles of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder - and her progenitor. Her survival, her very existence, depends on it. This searing graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's science fiction classic is a powerfully moving, unflinching look at the violent, disturbing effects of slavery on the people it chained together, both black and white - and made kindred in the deepest sense of the word"--