Cover image for Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation
Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation
Physical Description:
240 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
The river -- The fire -- The fall -- The fight -- The storm -- The rope.
Reading Level:
GN 430 L Lexile
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"--