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The Resource Parable of the sower, Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem

Parable of the sower, Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem

Label
Parable of the sower
Title
Parable of the sower
Statement of responsibility
Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Parable of the Sower is the Butlerian odyssey of one woman who is twice as feeling in a world that has become doubly dehumanized. The time is 2025. The place is California, where small walled communities must protect themselves from hordes of desperate scavengers and roaming bands of people addicted to a drug that activates an orgasmic desire to burn, rape, and murder. When one small community is overrun, Lauren Olamina, an 18 year old black woman with the hereditary train of "hyperempathy"--which causes her to feel others' pain as her own--sets off on foot along the dangerous coastal highways, moving north into the unknown"--
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Provided by publisher
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Butler, Octavia E
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Twenty-first century
  • California, Southern
  • African Americans
  • Twenty-first century
  • California, Southern
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
Parable of the sower, Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
981983249
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press edition
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781609807191
Lccn
2016033091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)981983249
Label
Parable of the sower, Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
981983249
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press edition
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781609807191
Lccn
2016033091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)981983249

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