Parable of the talents: Parable Series, Book 2

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Parable books volume 2.
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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 21
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Lauren Olamina's daughter, Larkin, describes the broken and alienated world of 2032, as war racks the North American continent and an ultra-conservative religious crusader becomes president.
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ISBN:
9780446675789
9781453263624
9781888363814
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.9, 21 Points
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Grouping Title parable of the talents
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-15 21:08:47PM
Last Indexed 2018-07-15 21:14:31PM

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display_description "Lauren Olamina, a black teenager, grew up in a 21st-century America that was tearing itself apart. Global warming, massive unemployment, gang warfare and corporate greed combined to break down society in general and her impoverished southern California neighborhood in particular. A victim of hyperempathy syndrome, a disorder that compels its victims to believe they feel others' pain, Lauren found herself homeless and alone in a violent world. Escaping from the urban jungle of Los Angeles, Lauren founded Acorn, a hard-working, prosperous rural community based on the teachings of Earthseed, a religion she herself created and centered on the ideas that God is Change and that humanity's destiny is to go to the stars. Butler's extraordinary Parable of the Sower (1996) detailed the aforementioned events. In this equally powerful sequel, Acorn is destroyed by the rising forces of Christian fundamentalism, led by the newly elected U.S. president, the Reverend Andrew Steele Jarret. A handsome man and persuasive orator, seemingly modeled in part on Pat Robertson, Jarret converts millions to his sect, Christian America, while his thugs imprison, rape and murder those they label "heathens," all the while kidnapping their children in order to raise them in Christian households. "--Publishers Weekly.
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, California -- Fiction, Science fiction, Twenty-first century -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display Parable of the talents : a novel
title_full Parable of the Talents Parable Series, Book 2, Parable of the talents : a novel / by Octavia E. Butler
title_short Parable of the talents :
title_sub Parable Series, Book 2
topic_facet African American women, Fantasy, Fiction, Twenty-first century, Young women