Kindred

Kindred
Author by: Octavia E. Butler
Release: 2004-02-01
Editor: Beacon Press
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780807083703
Language: en
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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 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.

Kindred

Kindred
Author by: Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Release: 2020-08-20
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781472937483
Language: en
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'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.

Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation
Author by: Octavia E. Butler
Release: 2017-01-10
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781613128626
Language: en
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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.

Leave Out the Tragic Parts

Leave Out the Tragic Parts
Author by: Dave Kindred
Release: 2021-02-02
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781541757080
Language: en
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Dave Kindred's extraordinary investigation of the death of his grandson yields a powerful memoir of addiction, grief, and the stories we choose to tell our families and ourselves Jared Kindred left his home and family at the age of eighteen, choosing to wander across America on freight train cars and live on the street. Addicted to alcohol most of his short life, and withholding the truth from many who loved him, he never found a way to survive. Through this ordeal, Dave Kindred's love for his grandson has never wavered. Leave Out the Tragic Parts is not merely a reflection on love and addiction and loss. It is a hard-won work of reportage, meticulously reconstructing the life Jared chose for himself--a life that rejected the comforts of civilization in favor of a chance to roam free. Kindred asks painful but important questions about the lies we tell to get along, and what binds families together or allows them to fracture. Jared's story ended in tragedy, but the act of telling it is an act of healing and redemption. This is an important book on how to love your family, from a great writer who has lived its lessons.

Kindred

Kindred
Author by: Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Release: 2020-10-27
Editor: Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781472937490
Language: un
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"Kindred is important reading not just for anyone interested in these ancient cousins of ours, but also for anyone interested in humanity."--The New York Times Book Review "[A] bold and magnificent attempt to resurrect our Neanderthal kin."--The Wall Street Journal In Kindred, Neanderthal expert Rebecca Wragg Sykes shoves aside the cliché of the shivering ragged figure in an icy wasteland, and reveals the Neanderthal you don’t know, our ancestor who lived across vast and diverse tracts of Eurasia and survived through hundreds of thousands of years of massive climate change. This book sheds new light on where they lived, what they ate, and the increasingly complex Neanderthal culture that researchers have discovered. Since their discovery 150 years ago, Neanderthals have gone from the losers of the human family tree to A-list hominins. Our perception of the Neanderthal has changed dramatically, but despite growing scientific curiosity, popular culture fascination, and a wealth of coverage in the media and beyond are we getting the whole story? The reality of 21st century Neanderthals is complex and fascinating, yet remains virtually unknown and inaccessible outside the scientific literature. Based on the author’s first-hand experience at the cutting-edge of Palaeolithic research and theory, this easy-to-read but information-rich book lays out the first full picture we have of the Neanderthals, from amazing new discoveries changing our view of them forever, to the more enduring mysteries of how they lived and died, and the biggest question of them all: their relationship with modern humans.

Kindred

Kindred
Author by: Octavia E. Butler
Release: 2018-05-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1472258223
Language: un
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Octavia E. Butler's 1979 masterpiece and ground-breaking exploration of power and responsibility, for fans of The Handmaid's Tale, The Power and Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing. With an original foreword by Ayòbámi Adébáyò. 'If you've ever tweeted "All Lives Matter" someone needs to shove this book into your hand, and quickly' The Pool Nineteenth-century Maryland is a very dangerous place for a black woman - but Dana has no choice but to go there, and keep going back. Rufus calls Dana to him whenever his life is threatened. Neither of them understands his power, nor how two such different people will come to depend on each other for survival. And the longer Dana spends with Rufus, the more aware she is that her own life might be over before it's even begun. This is the extraordinary story of two people bound by blood, separated by so much more than time - and confronting the inescapable ties between past and present.

Kindred Spirits on the Roof The Complete Collection

Kindred Spirits on the Roof  The Complete Collection
Author by: Hachi Ito,Aya Fumio
Release: 2017-01-31
Editor: Seven Seas
Pages: 480
ISBN: 1626924686
Language: un
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Kindred Spirits on the Roof is a yuri manga omnibus based on a bestselling visual novel game of the same title. The story follows multiple schoolgirl romances--with some ghostly interference! Two friendly spirits inhabit the rooftop of an all-girls' school and, inspired by their own feelings of unrequited love for each other, try to make more yuri couples among the living students. The Kindred Spirits on the Roof game has been localized into English by MangaGamer and is available for download on the popular digital game platform, Steam. Kindred Spirits on the Roof , the manga, features adorable artwork, charming love stories, and unforgettable characters that are spun-off directly from the digital game. This omnibus contains the complete two-volume manga series, along with multiple full-color inserts, and will be adored by fans of such titles as Girl Friends and Strawberry Panic . Mako and Shiori have been best friends since they were children, but when Mako suddenly confesses her love to Shiori, all Shiori can do is run away! One year later, Shiori sees Mako and decides she wants to rekindle their friendship. Can the two girls go back to their relationship the way it was before, or are they ready for it to evolve into something else? Meanwhile, fellow student Hase Chiharu loves seeing yuri romance play out. For that reason, she becomes enamored by two senior classmates, Natsuki and Rika, a power couple in the school's Quiz Show Club. When Chiharu joins the club so she can be closer to them, she meets the adorable Tokino. Tokino can't take her eyes off their beautiful upper classmates either, and as Chiharu and Tokino observe the couple together, their own sweet relationship begins!

Kindred by Choice

Kindred by Choice
Author by: H. Glenn Penny
Release: 2013-08-12
Editor: UNC Press Books
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781469607658
Language: en
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How do we explain the persistent preoccupation with American Indians in Germany and the staggering numbers of Germans one encounters as visitors to Indian country? As H. Glenn Penny demonstrates, that preoccupation is rooted in an affinity for American Indians that has permeated German cultures for two centuries. This affinity stems directly from German polycentrism, notions of tribalism, a devotion to resistance, a longing for freedom, and a melancholy sense of shared fate. Locating the origins of the fascination for Indian life in the transatlantic world of German cultures in the nineteenth century, Penny explores German settler colonialism in the American Midwest, the rise and fall of German America, and the transnational worlds of American Indian performers. As he traces this phenomenon through the twentieth century, Penny engages debates about race, masculinity, comparative genocides, and American Indians' reactions to Germans' interests in them. He also assesses what persists of the affinity across the political ruptures of modern German history and challenges readers to rethink how cultural history is made.

Book of the Kindred

Book of the Kindred
Author by: Mark Rein-Hagen
Release: 1996
Editor: White Wolf Pub
Pages: 235
ISBN: 1565048695
Language: en
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Explores the origins of the Kindred, Clan characteristics, and other aspects of the world featured in the television show "Kindred: the Embraced"

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits
Author by: Rainbow Rowell
Release: 2016-02-25
Editor: Macmillan Children's Books
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1509820833
Language: un
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The World Book Day title from international bestseller Rainbow Rowell.

Fledgling

Fledgling
Author by: Octavia E. Butler
Release: 2011-01-04
Editor: Seven Stories Press
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1583228047
Language: en
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Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and still wants—to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fledgling is a captivating novel that tests the limits of "otherness" and questions what it means to be truly human.

Sound and Fury

Sound and Fury
Author by: Dave Kindred
Release: 2006-03-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0743289234
Language: en
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Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell were must-see TV long before that phrase became ubiquitous. Individually interesting, together they were mesmerizing. They were profoundly different -- young and old, black and white, a Muslim and a Jew, Ali barely literate and Cosell an editor of his university's law review. Yet they had in common forces that made them unforgettable: Both were, above all, performers who covered up their deep personal insecurities by demanding -- loudly and often -- public acclaim. Theirs was an extraordinary alliance that produced drama, comedy, controversy, and a mutual respect that helped shape both men's lives. Dave Kindred -- uniquely equipped to tell the Ali-Cosell story after a decades-long intimate working relationship with both men -- re-creates their unlikely connection in ways never before attempted. From their first meeting in 1962 through Ali's controversial conversion to Islam and refusal to be inducted into the U.S. Army (the right for him to do both was publicly defended by Cosell), Kindred explores both the heroics that created the men's upward trajectories and the demons that brought them to sadness in their later lives. Kindred draws on his experiences with Ali and Cosell, fresh reporting, and interviews with scores of key personalities -- including the families of both. In the process, Kindred breaks new ground in our understanding of these two unique men. The book presents Ali not as a mythological character but as a man in whole, and it shows Cosell not in caricature but in faithful scale. With vivid scenes, poignant dialogue, and new interpretations of historical events, this is a biography that is novelistically engrossing -- a richly evocative portrait of the friendship that shaped two giants and changed sports and television forever.

Kindred Spirits on the Roof

Kindred Spirits on the Roof
Author by: Hachi Ito,Toitentsu,Aya Fumio
Release: 2019-02-14
Editor: Seven Seas Entertainment
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781645051336
Language: un
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'" Mako and Shiori are childhood best friends trying to repair a rift in their friendship...or possibly turn it into something more. Meanwhile, fellow student Hase Chiharu joins the Quiz Club to become closer to Natsuki and Rika, a power couple she adores. Tokino, another club member, can''t take her eyes off their beautiful upper classmates either, and as Chiharu and Tokino observe the couple together, their own sweet relationship begins! "'

Intuitive Animal Connections

Intuitive Animal Connections
Author by: Jadi Kindred
Release: 2015-10-13
Editor: FriesenPress
Pages: 174
ISBN: 9781460264751
Language: en
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Intuitive Animal Connections is a heartwarming true story about the lessons learned from abandoned dogs after author, Jadi Kindred, saved them from euthanasia. Based on her abiding love and compassion for her animal friends, this book shares the countless ways that these homeless dogs have shifted her thinking, awakened her telepathic and intuitive capabilities and revealed an unexpected dimension of human-animal communication. Shared through a series of moving anecdotes about her early fostering experiences, the author takes readers on her inspiring journey, often surprising, of deepening relationships with these rescued dogs … each with their own lessons of healing. Lessons that will uplift, enlighten and provide readers with a rich context for personal growth.

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits
Author by: Rainbow Rowell
Release: 2016-02-25
Editor: Pan Macmillan
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781509820856
Language: en
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'Everybody likes everything these days. The whole world is a nerd.' 'Are you mad because other people like Star Wars? Are you mad because people like me like Star Wars?' 'Maybe.' If you broke Elena's heart, Star Wars would spill out. So when she decides to queue outside her local cinema to see the new movie, she's expecting a celebration with crowds of people who love Han, Luke and Leia just as much as she does. What she's not expecting is to be last in a line of only three people; to have to pee into a collectible Star Wars soda cup behind a dumpster or to meet that unlikely someone who just might truly understand the way she feels. Kindred Spirits is an engaging short story by Rainbow Rowell, author of the bestselling Eleanor & Park, Fangirl and Carry On, and is part of a handful of selected short reads specially produced for World Book Day.

Kindred An American Love Story

Kindred  An American Love Story
Author by: P. J. Dean
Release: 2014-10-31
Editor: Devine Destinies
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781487401139
Language: en
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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

Brides of the Kindred Box Set Volume 1
Author by: Evangeline Anderson
Release: 2018-06-16
Editor: Evangeline Anderson
Pages: 2500
ISBN:
Language: en
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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.

Brides of the Kindred BOX SET Volume 4

Brides of the Kindred BOX SET Volume 4
Author by: Evangeline Anderson
Release: 2018-06-16
Editor: Evangeline Anderson
Pages: 2500
ISBN:
Language: en
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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?

Kindred and Clan in the Middle Ages and After

Kindred and Clan in the Middle Ages and After
Author by: Bertha Surtees Phillpotts
Release: 1913
Editor: CUP Archive
Pages: 302
ISBN:
Language: en
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The Kindred of the Wild

The Kindred of the Wild
Author by: Charles G. D. Roberts
Release: 2013-09-07
Editor: Dundurn
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781459701496
Language: un
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Charles G.D. Roberts was a distinguished poet and novelist whose claim to fame rests on a series of very popular animal stories. Although not a professional naturalist, Roberts based his stories on observations made during time spent in natural surroundings, experiences that began with his boyhood in New Brunswick.