Adulthood Rites

Adulthood Rites

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Description

Told in the haunting voice of Lilith, the heroine of "Dawn," this book is thestory of Lilith's only son, Akin. Though he resembles a normal human, Akin isthe first "construct"--part man/part alien.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 476.27g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Warner Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0446603783
  • 9780446603782
  • 51,277

About Octavia E. Butler

OCTAVIA E. BUTLER, often referred to as the "grand dame of science fiction," was the author of several award-winning novels including Parable of the Talents, winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant and numerous literary awards, she has been acclaimed for her lean prose, strong protagonists, and social observations in stories that range from the distant past to the far future. She passed away on February 24, 2006.show more

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7,979 ratings
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4 42% (3,330)
3 17% (1,385)
2 2% (165)
1 0% (34)
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