Parable of the Talents (Unabridged) [Unabridged  Fiction] - Octavia E. Butler

Parable of the Talents (Unabridged) [Unabridged Fiction]

By Octavia E. Butler

  • Release Date: 2007-07-24
  • Genre: Sci Fi & Fantasy
  • ℗ © 2007 Recorded Books

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Summary : Parable of the Talents (Unabridged) [Unabridged Fiction]

Environmental devastation and economic chaos have turned America into a land of horrifying depravity. Assault, theft, sexual abuse, slavery, and murder are commonplace. Taking advantage of the situation, a zealous, bigoted tyrant wins his way into the White House.
Directly opposed is Lauren Olamina, founder of Earthseed - a new faith that teaches "God Is Change". Persecuted for "heathen" beliefs as much as for having a black female leader, Earthseed's followers face a life-and-death struggle to preserve their vision.

Best-selling author Octavia Butler's fluid writing and keen observations about race, gender, politics, and religion make for a moving parable that will be pondered for generations. A powerful reading from three standout narrators captures the multi-generational sweep of this poignant tale.

Butler's acclaimed novels have won numerous awards, and she is a recipient of a "genius" grant from the MacArthur Foundation. Parable of the Talents was selected as one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly.

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