Parable of the Sower
by Octavia Butler
Publication Date: Apr 16, 2019
List Price: $16.99 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
From the "grand dame" of science fiction, a dystopian classic of terror and hope about an African American teenage girl trying to survive in an all-too-real future.
When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death, Lauren Olamina, an empath and the daughter of a minister, loses her family and home and ventures out into the unprotected American landscape. But what begins as a flight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny…and the birth of a new faith, as Lauren becomes a prophet carrying the hope of a new world and a revoltionary idea christened "Earthseed".
Chilling and thought-provoking for adult and young adult readers alike, "…there isn’t a page in this vivid and frightening story that fails to grip the reader" (San Jose Mercury News).
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