The Resource Parable of the talents : a novel, Octavia E. Butler

Parable of the talents : a novel, Octavia E. Butler

Label
Parable of the talents : a novel
Title
Parable of the talents
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Octavia E. Butler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Parable of the Talents celebrates the classic Butlerian themes of alienation and transcendence, violence and spirituality, slavery and freedom, separation and community, to astonishing effect, in the shockingly familiar, broken world of 2032. Long awaited, Parable of the Talents is the continuation of the travails of Lauren Olamina, the heroine of 1994's Nebula-Prize finalist, bestselling Parable of the Sower. Parable of the Talents is told in the voice of Lauren Olamina's daughter--from whom she has been separated for most of the girl's life--with sections in the form of Lauren's journal. Against a background of a war-torn continent, and with a far-right religious crusader in the office of the U.S. presidency, this is a book about a society whose very fabric has been torn asunder, and where the basic physical and emotional needs of people seem almost impossible to meet"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Octavia E
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U827
LC item number
P38 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Twenty-first century
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Twenty-first century
  • Young women
Label
Parable of the talents : a novel, Octavia E. Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn960166635
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
410 pages
Isbn
9781609807207
Lccn
2016033092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960166635
Label
Parable of the talents : a novel, Octavia E. Butler
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle from jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn960166635
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
410 pages
Isbn
9781609807207
Lccn
2016033092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)960166635

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