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Author: Octavia E Butler
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When two immortals meet in the long-ago past, the destiny of mankind is changed foreverFor a thousand years, Doro has cultivated a small African village, carefully breeding its people in search of seemingly unattainable perfection. He survives through the centuries by stealing the bodies of others, a technique he has so thoroughly mastered that nothing on Earth can kill him. But when a gang of New World slavers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Science fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Octavia E Butler
ISBN: 1306629101 9781306629102 9781453263631 1453263632
OCLC Number: 877040851
Description: 1 online resource
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When two immortals meet in the long-ago past, the destiny of mankind is changed foreverFor a thousand years, Doro has cultivated a small African village, carefully breeding its people in search of seemingly unattainable perfection. He survives through the centuries by stealing the bodies of others, a technique he has so thoroughly mastered that nothing on Earth can kill him. But when a gang of New World slavers destroys his village, ruining his grand experiment, Doro is forced to go west and begin anew.?He meets Anyanwu, a centuries-old woman whose means of immortality are as kind as his are cruel. She is a shapeshifter, capable of healing with a kiss, and she recognizes Doro as a tyrant. Though many humans have tried to kill them, these two demi-gods have never before met a rival. Now they begin a struggle that will last centuries and permanently alter the nature of humanity.?This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Butler including rare images from the author?s estate.

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