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Butler, Octavia E., author

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

Paperback, Book. English. General.
Published London: Headline, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Octavia E. Butler
ISBN: 1472214811, 9781472214812
Note: Originally published: New York: Doubleday, 1979.
Physical Description: 295 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Southern States History Fiction.; African American women Fiction.; Time travel Fiction.