Kindred Book
Score: 4
From 168 Ratings

Kindred


  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807083703

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Parable of the Sower and MacArthur “Genius” Grant, Nebula, and Hugo award winner The visionary time-travel classic whose Black female hero is pulled through time to face the horrors of American slavery and explores the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. “I lost an arm on my last trip home. My left arm.” Dana’s torment begins when she suddenly vanishes on her 26th birthday from California, 1976, and is dragged through time to antebellum Maryland to rescue a boy named Rufus, heir to a slaveowner’s plantation. She soon realizes the purpose of her summons to the past: protect Rufus to ensure his assault of her Black ancestor so that she may one day be born. As she endures the traumas of slavery and the soul-crushing normalization of savagery, Dana fights to keep her autonomy and return to the present. Blazing the trail for neo-slavery narratives like Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s The Water Dancer, Butler takes one of speculative fiction’s oldest tropes and infuses it with lasting depth and power. Dana not only experiences the cruelties of slavery on her skin but also grimly learns to accept it as a condition of her own existence in the present. “Where stories about American slavery are often gratuitous, reducing its horror to explicit violence and brutality, Kindred is controlled and precise” (New York Times). “Reading Octavia Butler taught me to dream big, and I think it’s absolutely necessary that everybody have that freedom and that willingness to dream.” —N. K. Jemisin The series adaption from FX premieres December 13 on Hulu. Developed for television by writer/executive producer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Watchmen), executive producers also include Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields (The Americans, The Patient), and Darren Aronofsky (The Whale). Janicza Bravo (Zola) is director and an executive producer of the pilot. Kindred stars Mallor

Kindred Book
Score: 4
From 205 Ratings

Kindred


  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0807083690

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The series adaption from FX premieres December 13 on Hulu. Developed for television by writer/executive producer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Watchmen), executive producers also include Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields (The Americans, The Patient), and Darren Aronofsky (The Whale). Janicza Bravo (Zola) is director and an executive producer of the pilot. Kindred stars Mallori Johnson, Micah Stock, Ryan Kwanten, and Gayle Rankin. A Good Morning America 2021 Top Summer Read Pick The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now. Dana, a modern Black woman, is celebrating her 26th 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.

Kindred Book
Score: 4
From 166 Ratings

Kindred


  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1181109187

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Kindred Book
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Kindred


  • Author : Rebecca Wragg Sykes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472937483

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** WINNER OF THE PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE 2021 ** 'Beautiful, evocative, authoritative.' Professor Brian Cox 'Important reading not just for anyone interested in these ancient cousins of ours, but also for anyone interested in humanity.' Yuval Noah Harari Kindred is the definitive guide to the Neanderthals. Since their discovery more than 160 years ago, Neanderthals have metamorphosed from the losers of the human family tree to A-list hominins. Rebecca Wragg Sykes uses her experience at the cutting-edge of Palaeolithic research to share our new understanding of Neanderthals, shoving aside clichés of rag-clad brutes in an icy wasteland. She reveals them to be curious, clever connoisseurs of their world, technologically inventive and ecologically adaptable. Above all, they were successful survivors for more than 300,000 years, during times of massive climatic upheaval. Much of what defines us was also in Neanderthals, and their DNA is still inside us. Planning, co-operation, altruism, craftsmanship, aesthetic sense, imagination, perhaps even a desire for transcendence beyond mortality. Kindred does for Neanderthals what Sapiens did for us, revealing a deeper, more nuanced story where humanity itself is our ancient, shared inheritance.

The Kindred Book
Score: 5
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The Kindred


  • Author : Alechia Dow
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2022-01-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780369705624

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“Utterly swoony…an endearing reminder that true love can change the world” —J. Elle, New York Times bestselling author of Wings of Ebony To save a galactic kingdom from revolution, Kindred mind-pairings were created to ensure each and every person would be seen and heard, no matter how rich or poor… Joy Abara knows her place. A commoner from the lowly planet Hali, she lives a simple life—apart from the notoriety that being Kindred to the nobility’s most infamous playboy brings. Duke Felix Hamdi has a plan. He will exasperate his noble family to the point that they agree to let him choose his own future and finally meet his Kindred face-to-face. Then the royal family is assassinated, putting Felix next in line for the throne…and accused of the murders. Someone will stop at nothing until he’s dead, which means they’ll target Joy, too. Meeting in person for the first time as they steal a spacecraft and flee amid chaos might not be ideal…and neither is crash-landing on the strange backward planet called Earth. But hiding might just be the perfect way to discover the true strength of the Kindred bond and expose a scandal—and a love—that may decide the future of a galaxy.

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book
Score: 3
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Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation


  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613128626

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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. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana’s own ancestors, and the many people who are enslaved by him. Held up as an essential work in feminist, science-fiction, and fantasy genres, and a cornerstone of the Afrofuturism movement, there are over 500,000 copies of Kindred in print. The intersectionality of race, history, and the treatment of women addressed within the original work remain critical topics in contemporary dialogue, both in the classroom and in the public sphere. Frightening, compelling, and richly imagined, Kindred offers an unflinching look at our complicated social history, transformed by the graphic novel format into a visually stunning work for a new generation of readers.

Kindred  An American Love Story Book

Kindred An American Love Story


  • Author : P. J. Dean
  • Publisher : Devine Destinies
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781487401139

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An herbalist and free woman of color, Kindred Twain and Lelaheo/Cassian Harkness, an Oneida Indian, had been inseparable since childhood, so it was no surprise to anyone when their childhood bond blossomed into love as they grew into adulthood. Neither suspected when they agreed to wait to wed until Lelaheo had completed his medical studies in Europe that they were poised on the eve of the American Revolution, or that a young British miss named Adeline would threaten to tear them apart forever.

Brides of the Kindred Box Set Volume 1 Book

Brides of the Kindred Box Set Volume 1


  • Author : Evangeline Anderson
  • Publisher : Evangeline Anderson
  • Release Date : 2018-06-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 2500
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Brides of the Kindred Box Set: Volume One Contains Claimed, Hunted, Sought, and Found all in one volume Claimed: A race of Genetic Traders from beyond the stars. Three very different types of Alpha males all focused on one thing…claiming their brides In all their years of travel the Kindred have come across only three worlds with species close enough to their own to initiate a trade. Earth is the fourth. Olivia Waterhouse is about to be Claimed. Hunted: A desperate girl on the run with nowhere to hide... A warrior who has made a vow never to claim a bride... Sophia Waterhouse is being Hunted and the only man who can save her is the one she fears the most... Sought: One woman...Two hot guys...A galaxy of problems Kat O’Connor is no pushover. She’s a no nonsense girl with a commonsense approach to life. But there’s nothing common about what’s happening to her lately… Kat is being Sought by two Kindred warriors at once--how will she ever survive? Found: A warrior with a scarred heart who doesn’t know how to love. And the woman who must teach him how before it’s too late…Can Lauren and Xairn, the abused and wounded son of the All-Father come together in time to avert catastrophe? You'll have to read Found to find out.

The Kindred Life Book

The Kindred Life


  • Author : Christine Marie Bailey
  • Publisher : Harper Horizon
  • Release Date : 2022-05-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780785241102

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Even though technology makes us more “connected” than ever, we still hunger for authentic relationships—with the natural world, our creator, and one another. But how do we find them, especially when we’ve lost touch with many of the foundational rhythms that draw us together? The Kindred Life is a rallying cry for real connection in a time when we need to re­capture what’s been lost. In this collection of stories, photos, and recipes from her home on Kindred Farm in Santa Fe, Tennessee, sustainable farmer Christine Bailey shares both the beautiful and gritty moments as she grew from a hopeful urban gardener to co-owner of a farm full of produce, bees, chickens, and flowers that provides meaningful experiences for friends, family, and hundreds of guests each year. Kindred means “tribe” or “family,” and at the center of The Kindred Life is an invita­tion to pursue the experiences that unite us, like spending time in the dirt, slowing down, and joining in a simple meal under the stars. We were all created with the ability to carve out a life of connection, and it’s worth every bit of sweat it takes to get there. We can slow down. We can step forward in bravery to do hard things well. And we can be intentional about gathering with and investing in others. Discover the beauty of community, the magic of coming together around the table, and the lessons the land can teach you as you unearth your very own Kindred Life—right where you are.

Brides of the Kindred BOX SET Volume 4 Book

Brides of the Kindred BOX SET Volume 4


  • Author : Evangeline Anderson
  • Publisher : Evangeline Anderson
  • Release Date : 2018-06-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 2500
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Brides of the Kindred Box Set: Volume 4 Contains Devoured, Enhanced, and Cursed all in one Volume Devoured: A girl on the run from her past A warrior trying to forestall the future Can Tess help Garron contain the ravenous beast that lurks within him? If not, she will surely be…Devoured Enhanced: A frightened girl. running from her dreams of a dark warrior… A warrior without emotions, determined not to feel. But when their encounter forces him to face the darkness of his past will he go mad… Or finally learn to love? You’ll have to read Enhanced to find out. Cursed: A fierce warrior, forced to feel the agony of others A girl with a past full of pain caused by his kind When the two of them go undercover on a dangerous mission will they bond? Or are they Cursed to be apart forever?

Targeted  Brides of the Kindred book 15 Book

Targeted Brides of the Kindred book 15


  • Author : Evangeline Anderson
  • Publisher : Evangeline Anderson
  • Release Date : 2015-07-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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A Kindred warrior turned assassin, sworn to kill his prey or die trying A girl who lives a boring life on the outside yet hides a remarkable secret within When Tragar recognizes Emily for what she is, he must make a choice. Will he fulfill his mission and terminate her life? Or will he give his own to save her? Emily Brooks has no idea she has been...Targeted Emily Brooks is just an unremarkable girl living a boring existence--she teaches kindergarten, has a small house on the north end of Tampa, and tries not to envy her sister's perfect life. But Emily holds a remarkable secret within--one that won't stay hidden much longer. She is about to become something and someone completely different--that is, if she lives long enough to undergo the transformation. Tragar is a Beast Kindred with tragedy in his past. Pain and loss have driven him from the Kindred way of life and into a new career--that of a deadly Verrak assassin. The Verrak take an oath to kill every target they contract for or die trying. Now Emily is in his crosshairs but the moment he gets close enough to her, his sharp Kindred senses tell him something is different about this particular target. Emily is a Khalla--a rare female who some say embody the essence of the Goddess herself. She is a treasure beyond compare. Tragar is well aware that his own choices have left him unfit to serve her but at least he can protect her until he can find someone worthy on his home planet of Rageron. But there are dark forces in their way. Tragar's oath to kill can not be broken lightly. And there is a shadowy figure rising from the darkness who wishes to claim Emily's life. Can the fallen warrior guide and protect Emily to the place she truly belongs? Or will he die trying? You'll have to read Targeted to find out.

Steiner and Kindred Spirits Book

Steiner and Kindred Spirits


  • Author : Robert McDermott
  • Publisher : SteinerBooks
  • Release Date : 2015-08-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621481379

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Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925), the Austrian founder of Anthroposophy, is frequently viewed by those familiar with his teaching as unique and separate from other spiritual teachers of our modern era. While, Steiner is thought by anthroposophists to be a scientist and a philosopher, as well as an interpreter of events depicted in Christian scriptures, he is nevertheless generally ignored by scientists and philosophers, as well as by both liberal and fundamentalist scriptural scholars and theologians. In this book, Robert McDermott—the editor of American Philosophy and Rudolf Steiner, which investigates Steiner’s philosophy in the context of American philosophers—places Steiner and his work in the context of a variety of spiritual teachers and teachings, both Western and Eastern. In doing so, the reader is guided to new perspectives that show the similarities and contrasts between Steiner’s Spiritual Science and a number of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and secular spiritual worldviews. The kindred spirits in this book include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, C. G. Jung, Teilhard de Chardin, Martin Buber, Sri Aurobindo, Rabindranath Tagore, Gandhians, feminists, ecologists, and more. Steiner went as far up the spiritual ladder as any modern individual but, unlike some enthusiasts for Steiner, McDermott is also impressed by other religious thinkers and spiritual practitioners who have been helpful to those of us in need of encouragement and guidance and whose vistas and insights may not have been researched or explained by Steiner. For those with unbiased, open minds, this book presents a fresh look at Rudolf Steiner, a modern spiritual initiate, and his contributions to the world, along with a generous and appreciative view of his kindred spirits of our time.

Memorial to My Honored Kindred Book

Memorial to My Honored Kindred


  • Author : Charles William Darling
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1888
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015025921605

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