Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

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No one writes dystopian science fiction quite like Octavia Butler. Captivating and terrifyingly real, Parable of the Sower tells the tale of young Lauren Olamina, an empath who feels and experiences the pain of others around her. Forced to flee her home in Southern California, Lauren finds an America where anarchy and violence have completely taken over as a result of unattended environmental and economic crises. What begins as a flight for survival becomes a mission to carry the hope of a new world and a new faith known as "Earthseed." If you enjoy compelling, thoughtful reads, Octavia Butler’s works are a must (especially to hunker down with this coming winter!). Check our catalog

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