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Wild Seed

Butler, Octavia E. (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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"Anyanwu is all that is female: She can birth tribes, heal with kisses, and transform into anything she forces herself to be. Doro is all that is male: He possesses, seduces, hunts, and kills raising armies and bending empires to his will. One cannot die, the other cannot be killed. They are all that is human and far more. This is the story of their passion and ambition, of a love and hatred that endures from ancient Kush to modern California. And in their mating battle burns the destiny of the world"--Cover p. [4].
Authors: Butler, Octavia E.
Title: Wild seed
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, [2001]
Characteristics: 306 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Octavia E. Butler
Notes: "Aspect Fiction"--Spine
Summary: "Anyanwu is all that is female: She can birth tribes, heal with kisses, and transform into anything she forces herself to be. Doro is all that is male: He possesses, seduces, hunts, and kills raising armies and bending empires to his will. One cannot die, the other cannot be killed. They are all that is human and far more. This is the story of their passion and ambition, of a love and hatred that endures from ancient Kush to modern California. And in their mating battle burns the destiny of the world"--Cover p. [4].
ISBN: 9780446676977
0446676977
Branch Call Number: SF BUTLER 2001
Subject Headings: Women healers Fiction African American women Fiction
Genre/Form: Love stories
Science fiction
Topical Term: Women healers
African American women
LCCN: 00051339
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Anyanwu is all that is female: She can birth tribes, heal with kisses, and transform into anything she forces herself to be. Doro is all that is male: He possesses, seduces, hunts, and kills raising armies and bending empires to his will. One cannot die, the other cannot be killed.


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Jun 15, 2011
  • vernah rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Majestic tale of the conflict between woman and man.

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