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The Resource Parable of the talents, Octavia E. Butler

Parable of the talents, Octavia E. Butler

Label
Parable of the talents
Title
Parable of the talents
Statement of responsibility
Octavia E. Butler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lauren Olamina's love is divided among her young daughter, her community, and the revelation that led Lauren to found a new faith that teaches "God Is Change". But in the wake of environmental and economic chaos, the U.S. government turns a blind eye to violent bigots who consider the mere existence of a black female leader a threat. And soon Lauren must either sacrifice her child and her followers -- or forsake the religion that can transform human destiny
Member of
Summary
It is 2032 and Lauren Olamina's daughter Larkin narrates the story of her mother's life as she spreads the word of her Earthseed philosophy. As Larkin describes how they attain their goal of reaching the stars, she denounces her mother
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Science Fiction, 1999
Awards note
Nebula Award for Best Novel, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
001167
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Octavia E.,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U827
LC item number
P38 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Parable books
Series volume
Book 2]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Twenty-first century
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
Target audience
general
Label
Parable of the talents, Octavia E. Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Book 2 of the Parable Books series (series numeration from NoveList)
  • Sequel to: Parable of the Sower
  • Includes Reading Group Guide (pages [409]-422)
  • Originally published: New York : Seven Stories Press, 1998
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
20856846
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Reissued First Grand Central Publishing Edition.
Extent
422 pages (softcover)
Isbn
9780446675789
Lccn
99046566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Parable of the talents, Octavia E. Butler
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Book 2 of the Parable Books series (series numeration from NoveList)
  • Sequel to: Parable of the Sower
  • Includes Reading Group Guide (pages [409]-422)
  • Originally published: New York : Seven Stories Press, 1998
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
20856846
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Reissued First Grand Central Publishing Edition.
Extent
422 pages (softcover)
Isbn
9780446675789
Lccn
99046566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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