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Parable of the sower: a novel

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Parable books volume 1.
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Lexile measure:
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"In 2025 California, an eighteen-year-old African American woman, suffering from a hereditary trait that causes her to feel others' pain as well as her own, flees northward from her small community and its desperate savages." --
"When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to see another day. Fifteen-year-old Lauren Olamina lives inside a gated community with her preacher father, family, and neighbors, sheltered from the surrounding anarchy. In a society where any vulnerability is a risk, she suffers from hyperempathy, a debilitating sensitivity to others' emotions. Precocious and clear-eyed, Lauren must make her voice heard in order to protect her loved ones from the imminent disasters her small community stubbornly ignores. But what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: the birth of a new faith ... and a startling vision of human destiny." --
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Last Grouping Update2021-07-27 04:15:57AM
Last Indexed2021-07-27 04:47:16AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780446675505

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subject_facetAction & Adventure -- Science fiction
African Americans -- Fiction
Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic -- Science fiction
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California, Southern -- Fiction
Dystopian -- Fiction
Dystopian fiction
Dystopias -- Fiction
Electronic books
Science fiction
Twenty-first century -- Fiction
title_displayParable of the sower
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Parable of the sower / Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the sower : a novel / Octavia E. Butler ; introduction by Gloria Steinem
Parable of the sower [playaway] / Octavia E. Butler
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