About this product Synopsis In 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. Butler, the grande dame of science fiction, writes extraordinary, inspirational stories of ordinary people. Parable of the Sower is a hopeful tale set in a dystopian future United States of walled cities, disease, fires, and madness.
Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles.
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. 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. Lauren Olamina, a young black woman, flees when the paints overrun her community, heading north with thousands of other refugees seeking a better life.
Butler tells her story with unusual warmth, sensitivity, honesty and grace; though science fiction readers will recognize this future Earth, Lauren Olamina and her vision make this novel stand out like a tree amid saplings.
I was afraid to read at times because the world she write about is shaping into what I see today. Boring by Sdfrdeghfrjed Boring book with no climax. I was reading without paying attention to a lot of it but still didn't miss anything.
Gives you something to think about as far as the ideas about God and the future though Other Books in This Series 2.Dec 27, · I review Parable of the Sower by Octavia E.
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Parable of the Talents is a sequel to Parable of the Sower and begins with Lauren and her husband, Taylor Franklin Bankole as the leaders of a small cohesive community, Acorn, amongst the chaos raging in Northern California. The paper “The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler” will discuss a story by Octavia Butler about the future of mankind – one that is far from what we thought it would be like where there would be flying cars and a more advance technology.
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