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A New York Times Notable Book: In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future. “A stunner.” —Flea, musician and actor, TheWall Street Journal   Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining

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Author Octavia E. Butler

Pages 299

Publisher Open Road Media

Published Date 2012-07-24

ISBN 1453263616 9781453263617


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emma_geiler shared a tip "Started: July 3 | Finished: July 17 | Pages: 329"

hallie_a shared a tip "A powerful read. The fact that the events in this book are so similar to current events in today’s world is terrifying."

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luz_maria_ shared a tip "Reading this in the year 2022 just makes this feel all the more real. Great book."

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jessica_davey_8097 shared a tip "Every American should be required to read thus as a warning of what is to come if changes are not made today"

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velvet_greenleaf shared a tip "If you love sci fi in a somehow relatable setting, you will find this dark novel captivating. Can’t wait to read the next one."

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wendy_miller shared a tip "Very scary believable dystopian future. Lauren is an amazing character."

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abi_jensen shared a tip "Sounds really good I will check it out. Thank you!"

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mackenzie_hall shared a tip "Definitely not escapist fiction, but an important read nonetheless."

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susan_coutu shared a tip "I like the integrity of the main character. I like the religion she makes up."

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babas_inc shared a tip "What a vivid and emotional ride. Octavia butler delivers every time with strong leads and amazing story telling"

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katelyn_2293 shared a tip "ugh this book was incredible. so so good"

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ariana_albrecht shared a tip "Truly amazing writing. This dystopia masterpiece is a serious must read."

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