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Title: Parable of the Sower Title Record # 1415
Author: Octavia E. Butler
Date: 1993-12-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Parable of the Sower
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: After the economic and societal collapse of the United States, when climate change has made food and water precious and marauders attack people on the roads or in their homes, an 18 year old girl whose town is destroyed heads north and gradually accumulates a small band of associates, who will form the nucleus of a spiritual community informed by her philosophy.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
2016 The Parable of the Sower
Year Language Title
1995Translated by Philippe Rouard
French La parabole du semeur
1999Translated by Kurt Bracharz.
German Die Parabel vom Sämann
2000Translated by Anna Polo.
Italian La Parabola del Seminatore

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Parable of the Sower 1993-10-00 Octavia E. Butler Four Walls Eight Windows 0-941423-99-9 $19.95 299
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Barry Marcus Checkmark
Parable of the Sower 1995-02-00 Octavia E. Butler The Women's Press 0-7043-4421-1 £6.99 299
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Deborah Gyan  
Parable of the Sower 1995-02-00 Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $5.99 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar Checkmark
La parabole du semeur 1995-05-12 Octavia E. Butler J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #3948) 2-277-23948-8   382
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Die Parabel vom Sämann 1999-05-00 Octavia E. Butler Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5997) 3-453-14896-7 DM 14.90 414
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel doMANSKI Checkmark
Parable of the Sower 2000-01-00 Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-67550-4 $13.95 345
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel John Blackford  
La Parabola del Seminatore 2000-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Fanucci Editore (Solaria #4) 88-347-0737-0 ₤6,900 348
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Maurizio Manzieri Checkmark
Parable of the Sower 2001-08-00 Octavia E. Butler The Women's Press 0-7043-4421-1 £6.99 299
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Parable of the Sower 2007-01-00 Octavia E. Butler Grand Central Publishing 0-446-67550-4 $13.99 345
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel John Blackford Checkmark
Parable of the Sower 2008-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Paw Prints 978-1-4352-4247-0 $22.99 345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Parable of the Sower 2012-07-00 Octavia E. Butler Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-6361-7 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Parable of the Sower 2014-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Headline 978-1-4722-1477-5    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Parable of the Sower 2016-11-00 Octavia E. Butler Seven Stories Press 978-1-60980-719-1 $22.00 304
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Parable of the Sower / The Parable of the Talents 2016-11-00 Octavia E. Butler Seven Stories Press 978-1-60980-721-4 $45.00 672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Parable of the Sower 2017-03-00 Octavia E. Butler Seven Stories Press 978-1-60980-719-1 $24.00 330
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Paul Lewin  
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $6.99 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar  
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-67550-4 $13.95 345
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel John Blackford  
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $6.50 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar Checkmark
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $6.99 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar Checkmark
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $5.99 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar Checkmark
Parable of the Sower date unknown Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60197-7 $5.99 295
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel John Jude Palencar Checkmark
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