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  • ISBN: 0385150598 :
  • ISBN: 9780385150590
  • ISBN: 0807083690
  • ISBN: 9780807083697
  • ISBN: 0385150598
  • Physical Description: print
    264 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979.

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General Note: Issued in dust-jacket
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- The river -- The fire -- The fall -- The fight -- The storm -- The rope -- Epilogue
Summary, etc.: Dana, a young modern black woman is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched 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 across the years to save him, as he will father the daughter who will become Dana's ancestor. After the first summons, Dana is drawn back, again and again, to the plantation to protect Rufus and each time, the sojourns become longer and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not her life will end, long before it has even begun
Subject: African American women Fiction
Slaveholders Fiction
Slavery Fiction
Slaves Fiction
Time travel Fiction
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction
Southern States Fiction
Science fiction Women authors
African American authors
Science fiction, American Specimens
African American authors
African American women
Science fiction, American
Science fiction Women authors
Slaveholders
Slavery
Slaves
Time travel
California Los Angeles
Southern States
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Science fiction.
Specimens.
Time-travel fiction.
Science fiction.
Time-travel fiction.
Science fiction.
Science fiction.
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