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Bloodchild and other stories

by Octavia E. Butler

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Seven Stories Press, Publishers Group West [distributor] in New York, [Emeryville, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American,
  • Women -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOctavia E. Butler.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.U827 A6 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 145 p. ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1002285M
    ISBN 101888363363, 1888363118
    LC Control Number96041587

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    The story opens with the storyteller, a pre-adult kid named Gan, portraying a night at home with his mom, sibling and sisters on what he calls his last night of youth. A bizarre guest, T'Gatoi, has approached give his family a few eggs. The eggs drag out life and advance wellbeing, yet Gan sees his mom won't have any. Octavia E. Butler – Bloodchild and Other Stories Audio Book Online. Every tale in this collection is fascinating, smart, and also written in a style that is clear as well as available without losing any one of its sophistication. What truly struck me about Bloodchild was the large psychological impact of each tale.

      Bloodchild: And Other Stories - Ebook written by Octavia E. Butler. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bloodchild: And Other Stories/5(42). Bloodchild—1 Bloodchild Octavia Butler My last night of childhood began with a visit home. T’Gatoi’s sister had given us two sterile eggs. T’Gatoi gave one to my mother, brother, and sisters. She insisted that I eat the other one alone. It didn’t matter. There was still enough to leave everyone feeling good. Almost Size: KB.


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