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Clay's Ark (The Patternist Series Book 3) by [Octavia E. Butler]
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Clay's Ark (The Patternist Series Book 3) Kindle Edition

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Book 3 of 4: The Patternist Series

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“Haunting, apocalyptic, compelling. . . . Butler’s prose is sharp and lucid, and Clay’s Ark offers a complex rendering of the interior journeys of characters dragging themselves across a violent and lethal future world.” —Essence
 
“Exceptional. . . . Butler is a realist, writing the most detailed social criticism and creating some of the most fascinating female characters in the genre.” —The Village Voice
 
“One of science fiction’s finest writers.” —The New York Times

About the Author

Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006) was a bestselling and award-winning author, considered one of the best science fiction writers of her generation. She received both the Hugo and Nebula awards, and in 1995 became the first author of science fiction to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. She was also awarded the prestigious PEN Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. Her first novel, Patternmaster (1976), was praised both for its imaginative vision and for Butler’s powerful prose, and spawned four prequels, beginning with Mind of My Mind (1977) and finishing with Clay’s Ark (1984).
 
Although the Patternist series established Butler among the science fiction elite, it was Kindred (1979), a story of a black woman who travels back in time to the antebellum South, that brought her mainstream success. In 1985, Butler won Nebula and Hugo awards for the novella “Bloodchild,” and in 1987 she published Dawn, the first novel of the Xenogenesis trilogy, about a race of aliens who visit earth to save humanity from itself. Fledgling (2005) was Butler’s final novel. She died at her home in 2006.     

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B008HALNYC
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy (July 24, 2012)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ July 24, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 6448 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 228 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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