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Parable of the sower 10 editions

Cover of: Parable of the sower | Octavia E. Butler
About the Book

In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future.

Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a preacher, and a handful of other citizens try to salvage what remains of a culture that has been destroyed by drugs, disease, war, and chronic water shortages. 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.

When fire destroys their compound, Lauren’s family is killed and she is forced out into a world that is fraught with danger. 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.

10 editions First published in 1993

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Cover of: Parable of the Sower: A powerful tale of a dark and dystopian future
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Parable of the Sower
Apr 30, 2019, Grand Central Publishing
paperback
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Parable of the Sower: A Novel
Feb 28, 2017, Seven Stories Press
hardcover
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Parable of the sower
2000, Recorded Books
sound recording / in English
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Parable of the sower
2000, Warner Books
in English - Warner Books ed.
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Die Parabel vom Sämann: Roman
1999, Heyne
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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Parable of the sower.
1995, Women's Press
in English
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Parable of the sower
1995, Warner Books
in English - Warner Books ed.
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Parable of the sower.
1995, Warner
in English
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Parable of the sower
1993, Four Walls Eight Windows
in English - A Four Walls Eight Windows 1st ed.

History

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