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Parable of the talents

Author: Octavia E Butler
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019. ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Grand Central Publishing edition, reissuedView all editions and formats
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"In 2032, Lauren Olamina has survived the destruction of her home and family, and realized her vision of a peaceful community in northern California based on her newly founded faith, Earthseed. The fledgling community provides refuge for outcasts facing persecution after the election of an ultra-conservative president who vows to 'make America great again.' In an increasingly divided and dangerous nation, Lauren's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Political fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octavia E Butler
ISBN: 153873219X 9781538732199
OCLC Number: 1113840548
Notes: Originally published: New York : Seven Stories Press, 1998.
Sequel to Parable of the sower.
Includes an author Q&A and discussion questions.
Description: xv, 423 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Parable of talents
Responsibility: Octavia E. Butler.

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"In 2032, Lauren Olamina has survived the destruction of her home and family, and realized her vision of a peaceful community in northern California based on her newly founded faith, Earthseed. The fledgling community provides refuge for outcasts facing persecution after the election of an ultra-conservative president who vows to 'make America great again.' In an increasingly divided and dangerous nation, Lauren's subversive colony--a minority religious faction led by a young black woman--becomes a target for President Jarret's reign of terror and oppression"--Provided by publisher.

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