Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: 9781472214829
  • Release Date: 2014-03-27
  • Number of pages: 300
  • Author: Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



Kindred is Hugo and Nebula Award winner Octavia E. Butler's 1979 masterpiece. An essential read which explores themes of racial and gender identity with insight and originality, for fans of the Hulu TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. 'A shattering work of art' Los Angeles Herald-Examiner On her 26th birthday, Dana and her husband are moving into their apartment when she starts to feel dizzy. She falls to her knees, nauseous. Then the world falls away. She finds herself at the edge of a green wood by a vast river. A child is screaming. Wading into the water, she pulls him to safety, only to find herself face to face with a very old looking rifle, in the hands of the boy's father. She's terrified. The next thing she knows she's back in her apartment, soaking wet. It's the most terrifying experience of her life ... until it happens again. The longer Dana spends in 19th century Maryland - a very dangerous place for a black woman - the more aware she is that her life might be over before it's even begun.

Vom gleichen Blut

  • Filename: vom-gleichen-blut.
  • ISBN: 3404240421
  • Release Date: 1983
  • Number of pages: 380
  • Author: Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher:



Kindred A Graphic Novel Adaptation

  • Filename: kindred-a-graphic-novel-adaptation.
  • ISBN: 9781613128626
  • Release Date: 2017-01-10
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher: Abrams



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

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: WISC:89066039082
  • Release Date: 1977-01-01
  • Number of pages: 327
  • Author: Helen E. Davis
  • Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Company



Jacob Davis was the first known ancestor of this branch of the Davis family. He married before 1786, and his son Moses (1786-1870) married Jemima Singley and died in Gwyneed Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Includes Carr, Hall, Howard, Marryman and related families.

Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: 9781465315229
  • Release Date: 2010-02-02
  • Number of pages: 314
  • Author: Bradley C. Bridgens
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation



“Kindred” is a story about young love, adoption, betrayal and the pursuit of life-long dreams and the embracing of destiny. Emi DeLandry and Phoenix Arington appear to be like any other teenagers in Southern California. They have loving and supportive families; a close group of friends and very comfortable lives with the world at their feet. Like any other person their age, Emi and Phoenix desire to find that “One” person who they know they are destined to be with. It is a search that both of them actively pursue, night after night, as they release their thoughts and emotions into the atmosphere. But these two teenagers are anything but “normal”. Out of the millions of people on Earth, they have been gifted with unique and powerful abilities; allowing them to do things that others only dream about. With these abilities comes a unique bond and a love that is deeper than what is read of in Shakespearean literature, and stronger than that of any television soap opera...it can only be described as “destiny”. Upon meeting, Emi, a telepath and Phoenix, an empath are almost instantly drawn into each other’s worlds. And although they can read the thoughts and emotions of those around them, they fail to know the deepest desires of one another. As time goes by they discover each other, as well as the remarkable abilities that they both possess. All seems good and well, as the two teens fall in love and begin a new, passionate and exciting chapter of their lives. But amongst all the excitement of adolescent love, their lives are about to take a very unexpected turn. Unbeknown to them, there is an enemy out there...an agency, which operates within the government and exists under a constant cloud of secrecy, ridding the world of anyone who possesses supernatural powers...and they have set their sights upon the young lovers. All Emi and Phoenix have are their instincts and abilities, as they are forced to leave their comfortable lives behind, in an attempt to stay alive and out of harm’s way. The only means of assistance is being provided from a distance by those closest to them. The two gifted teenagers are thrust into a world where deception and treachery has previously ruled everyday life, and where survival is crucial, no matter what the circumstances. Along the way they encounter Manny and Adelene, two people who also possess extraordinary abilities and share a common conviction, regarding the enemy. As Manny and Adelene have been in the game longer than their young counterparts, they know the ropes and are aware of the agency’s methods. They then take it upon themselves to mentor Phoenix and Emi as the four of them prepare for one final conflict. Their lives and the lives of those they love are on the line, as the war begins between those who are ordinary and those who are supernaturally adept.

Steiner and Kindred Spirits

  • Filename: steiner-and-kindred-spirits.
  • ISBN: 9781621481379
  • Release Date: 2015-08-01
  • Number of pages: 436
  • Author: Robert McDermott
  • Publisher: SteinerBooks



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.

Kindred Spirits

  • Filename: kindred-spirits.
  • ISBN: 1556120702
  • Release Date: 1987
  • Number of pages: 86
  • Author: Maurice L. Monette
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield



Kindred Spirits is a book for Christians who thirst for spiritual kinship in a vibrant commuity, sensible religion for everyday living, and commitment to the people around us that are hurting the most. It puts us in touch with a centuries old tradition of religious communal living and commitment to the poor.

Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: 9780595358632
  • Release Date: 2005-09
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Author: F. Broxton
  • Publisher: iUniverse



I asked myself why I came here to this wretched place. Why did I surround myself with death, insanity and decay? Like everyone else who dwelled there, I had been discarded. I had no choice, nowhere else to go. Kindred is a literary portrait of the difficulties author Fatimah Broxton faced as a young girl who grows up feeling like an outsider in her own family. The product of a drug-addicted biological mother and a ruthless adopted mother, differences in bloodlines and emotional sensibilities make for the near destruction of a fragile girl's self-esteem. A childhood filled with abuse leads to eating disorders, nightmares, and thoughts of suicide. The only bright spot in her life is the happy, sweet, and, above all, religious grandmother, who brings some sense of normalcy. From being beaten with broom handles and whipped with the branches of a forsythia bush to becoming a talented young writer, Broxton's life makes for a chaotic blend of self-hatred, emotional longing, and an unexplainable will to triumph. The stories in Kindred illuminate the miracle of the human capability to love and forgive despite the brutal treatment from the one person Broxton loves most-her mother.

Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: 0515117242
  • Release Date: 1996-04-01
  • Number of pages: 419
  • Author: John Gideon
  • Publisher: Jove Publications



Lewis Kindred, a Vietnam veteran cursed by the loss of his legs but blessed with the unearthly immortality of a vampire, senses the presence of others like himself, but unlike the rest of his kin, Kindred refuses to surrender the last of his humanity. Original.

Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015034359789
  • Release Date: 1986
  • Number of pages: 53
  • Author: Ruth Bidgood
  • Publisher: Seren Books/Poetry Wales Pr Ltd



Kindred

  • Filename: kindred.
  • ISBN: 0375896252
  • Release Date: 2011-02-08
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Tammar Stein
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers



The first time I meet an angel, it is Raphael and I am eighteen. Miriam is an unassuming college freshman stuck on campus after her spring break plans fall through. She's not a religious girl--when pressed she admits reluctantly to believing in a higher power. Truth be told, she's about as comfortable speaking about her faith as she is about her love life, which is to say, not at all. And then the archangel Raphael pays Miriam a visit, and she finds herself on a desperate mission to save two of her contemporaries. To top it all off, her twin brother, Mo, has also had a visitation, but from the opposite end of the good-evil spectrum, which leaves Miriam to wonder--has she been blessed and her brother cursed or vice versa? And what is the real purpose behind her mission? From the Hardcover edition.

Kindred Spirit

  • Filename: kindred-spirit.
  • ISBN: 1465330283
  • Release Date: 2004-09-27
  • Number of pages: 125
  • Author: Brian Stoneking
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation



The small town of Gallenaville, Wisconsin, is the image of what every town should be. From the outside it seems to be a picture-perfect town. But when outsiders discover the truth of this quiet quaint little town all hell breaks loose. A secret has been kept in this town for years. An evil in this town has been unleashed. A small group of college students come to this quiet little town looking for a chance to get away, but what they find will change their lives forever.

Kindred Spirit

  • Filename: kindred-spirit.
  • ISBN: 9780743484800
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 387
  • Author: John Passarella
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



Haunted by the brutal rape and murder of her identical twin sister, Heather, with whom she has always experienced a telepathic bond, TV reporter Hallie Moore is stunned when she inexplicably begins to experience her sister's memories of her murder, and as she struggles to come to terms with the crime, she unwittingly puts herself into the killer's orbit. Original.

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