BintiBook - 2015
From Library Staff
Oh! Those are all fun, innovative space operas so I have just the title for you: 'Binti' by Nnedi Okorafer. This short, but powerful series starter will remake the way you see space. To quote a co-worker "Good science fiction transports us, great science fiction shows us our society in refra... Read More »
Good science fiction transports us, great science fiction shows us our society in refracted reflection. Binti is a strong young woman of color. We follow her as she learns to rise above the exceptions limiting her, as she learns to embrace and love those who are "other", as she question... Read More »
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Having succeeded in negotiating a tentative peace between the Meduse and Oomza Uni after the attack on the Third Fish transport, Binti and Okwu have settled in as students on the university planet. Binti is supposed to be a master harmonizer, but ever since the attack, she has been experiencing violent mood swings, feeling almost uncontrollable flashes of anger that have convinced her she is unclean. To purge herself, Binti decides it is time to travel home, and make the traditional Himba women’s pilgrimage. But returning to Earth will mean making her first space trip since the attack, and facing up to the consequences of defying tradition when she chose to leave her family behind to attend university.
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