Parable of the Sower

A New York Times Notable Book: In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future. “A stunner.” —Flea, musician and actor, TheWall Street Journal Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a preacher, and a handful of other citizens try to salvage what remains of a culture that has been destroyed by drugs, disease, war, and chronic water shortages. While her father tries to lead people on the righteous path, Lauren struggles with hyperempathy, a condition that makes her extraordinarily sensitive to the pain of others. When fire destroys their compound, Lauren’s family is killed and she is forced out into a world that is fraught with danger. With a handful of other refugees, Lauren must make her way north to safety, along the way conceiving a revolutionary idea that may mean salvation for all mankind. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Octavia E. Butler including rare images from the author’s estate.

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  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 299 pages
  • ISBN : 1453263616
  • Rating : 4/5 from 83 reviews
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Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 24 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKParable of the Sower

A New York Times Notable Book: In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future. “A stunner.” —Flea, musician and actor, TheWall Street Journal Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a preacher, and a handful of other citizens try to salvage what remains of a culture

Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Abrams ComicArts
  • Release : 06 July 2021
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The graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's groundbreaking dystopian novel, Parable of the Sower, the follow-up to Kindred, a #1 New York Times bestseller In this graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America's future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a

Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 24 July 2012
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Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel: The powerful and compelling sequel to the dystopian classic Parable of the Sower Lauren Olamina was only eighteen when her family was killed, and anarchy encroached on her Southern California home. She fled the war zone for the hope of quiet and safety in the north. There she founded Acorn, a peaceful community based on a religion of her creation, called Earthseed, whose central tenet is that God is change. Five years

Dawn

Dawn
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 24 July 2012
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An alien race calls on one woman to revive mankind after Earth’s apocalypse in this science fiction classic from the award-winning author of Parable of the Sower. Lilith Iyapo has just lost her husband and son when atomic fire consumes Earth—the last stage of the planet’s final war. Hundreds of years later Lilith awakes, deep in the hold of a massive alien spacecraft piloted by the Oankali—who arrived just in time to save humanity from extinction.

Capitalism in Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower". Utopia through Immanent Critique

Capitalism in Octavia Butler's
  • Author : Lena Danielmeyer
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 06 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKCapitalism in Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower". Utopia through Immanent Critique

Seminar paper from the year 2020 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Osnabrück, language: English, abstract: This paper will argue that in "Parable of the Sower" by Octavia Butler creates utopian hope by realistically building a dystopian vision which immanently criticises the present. For reasons of brevity, this will be elucidated mainly using the example of capitalism. While an abundance of other issues taken up by the novel, like climate change, democracy, racism

Voodoo Shanghai

Voodoo Shanghai
  • Author : Kristi Charish
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release : 18 February 2020
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The third and final installment in Kristi Charish's thrilling urban fantasy series finds beloved heroine and voodoo practitioner Kincaid Strange shanghaied away from Seattle and pursuing the ghost of a serial killer in Portland. Just when Kincaid Strange thinks her life is back on track and she's finally put her time as a paranormal practitioner with the Seattle PD to rest, her ex (and Seattle cop) Aaron asks her for help with yet another strange and ominous case. Martin Dane,

Earthseed

Earthseed
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 16 May 2017
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A multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner’s powerful saga of survival and destiny in a near-future dystopian America. One of the world’s most respected authors of science fiction imagines an apocalyptic near-future Earth where a remarkable young woman discovers that her destiny calls her to try and change the world around her. Octavia E. Butler’s brilliant two-volume Earthseed saga offers a startling vision of an all-too-possible tomorrow, in which walls offer no protection from a civilization gone

The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew
  • Author : R. T. France
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 13 April 1985
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R.T. France's study of Matthew's Gospel is a contribution to the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, a popular commentary designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means, without undue recourse to scholarly technicalities.

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 10 January 2017
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Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Damian Duffy and John Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans

Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents Boxed Set

Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents Boxed Set
  • Author : Octavia Butler
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 22 October 2019
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A beautiful boxed set brings together the great sci-fi writer's two award-winning Parable books The perfect gift for fans of Octavia Butler, this boxed set pairs the bestselling Nebula-prize nominee, Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents, which together tell the near-future odyssey of Lauren Olamina, a "hyperempathic" black woman who is twice as feeling in a world that has become doubly dehumanized. In Sower, the place is California, where small walled communities protect from hordes of desperate

Imago

Imago
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 24 July 2012
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The stunning conclusion to a postapocalyptic trilogy about an alien species merging with humans—from “one of science fiction’s finest writers” (TheNew York Times). Human and Oankali have been mating since the aliens first came to Earth to rescue the few survivors of an annihilating nuclear war. The Oankali began a massive breeding project, guided by the ooloi, a sexless subspecies capable of manipulating DNA, in the hope of eventually creating a perfect starfaring race. Jodahs is supposed to

Octavia E. Butler

Octavia E. Butler
  • Author : Gerry Canavan
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 31 October 2016
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I began writing about power because I had so little, Octavia E. Butler once said. Butler's life as an African American woman--an alien in American society and among science fiction writers--informed the powerful works that earned her an ardent readership and acclaim both inside and outside science fiction. Gerry Canavan offers a critical and holistic consideration of Butler's career. Drawing on Butler's personal papers, Canavan tracks the false starts, abandoned drafts, tireless rewrites, and real-life obstacles that fed Butler's frustrations

A Study Guide for Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower"

A Study Guide for Octavia Butler's
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release : 29 June 2016
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A Study Guide for Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.