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Title: Wild Seed Title Record # 842
Author: Octavia E. Butler
Date: 1980-07-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Patternist
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: WorldCat: When two immortals meet in the long-ago past, the destiny of mankind is changed forever. For a thousand years, Doro has cultivated a small African village, carefully breeding its people in search of seemingly unattainable perfection. He survives through the centuries by stealing the bodies of others, a technique he has so thoroughly mastered that nothing on Earth can kill him. But when a gang of New World slavers destroys his village, ruining his grand experiment, Doro is forced to go west and begin anew. He meets Anyanwu, a centuries-old woman whose means of immortality are as kind as his are cruel. She is a shapeshifter, capable of healing with a kiss, and she recognizes Doro as a tyrant. Though many humans have tried to kill them, these two demi-gods have never before met a rival. Now they begin a struggle that will last centuries and permanently alter the nature of humanity.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1984Translated by Will Platten
German Wilde Saat
1991 Italian Seme selvaggio
2010Translated by О. Колесников (O. Kolesnikov).
Russian [as by ]
2021 Portuguese Semente originária

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Wild Seed 1980-07-00 Octavia E. Butler Doubleday 0-385-15160-8
$10.00?$: US dollar
248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel John Cayea Checkmark
Wild Seed 1980-09-00 Octavia E. Butler Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98592-5
£6.95?£: UK pound
248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Peter Bowman Checkmark
Wild Seed 1981-09-00 Octavia E. Butler Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-43066-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
256
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 44 1983-00-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #44) 0-283-99027-9
£?£: UK pound
248+
319+
286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Wilde Saat 1984-09-00 Octavia E. Butler
Bastei Lübbe?Bastei Luebbe
(Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24060)
3-404-24060-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
347
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 Franz Berthold Checkmark
Wild Seed 1988-12-00 Octavia E. Butler Questar / Popular Library 0-445-20537-7
$3.95?$: US dollar
279
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Wild Seed 1990-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Questar / Popular Library 0-445-20537-7
$4.50?$: US dollar
279
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 Wayne Barlowe  
Wild Seed 1990-10-00 Octavia E. Butler VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04819-0
£3.99?£: UK pound
248
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 Danny Flynn  
Seme selvaggio 1991-01-00 Octavia E. Butler Interno Giallo (IperFICTION) 88-356-0041-3
Lit 22,000?Lit: Italian lira
298
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 Oliviero Berni  
Wild Seed 1999-02-00 Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60672-3
$6.50?$: US dollar
279
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
Wild Seed 1999-02-00 Octavia E. Butler Aspect / Warner Books 0-446-60672-3
$6.99?$: US dollar
279
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
Wild Seed 1999-02-00 Octavia E. Butler Sagebrush Education Resources 0-613-91164-4
$17.20?$: US dollar
279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Wild Seed 1999-10-00 Octavia E. Butler Sagebrush Education Resources 0-613-17599-9
$14.10?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Wild Seed 2000-12-00 Octavia E. Butler Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07145-1
£9.99?£: UK pound
248
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  
Wild Seed 2001-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Warner Books 0-446-67697-7
$13.95?$: US dollar
306
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 Marc Yankus Checkmark
Wild Seed 2005-09-00 Octavia E. Butler Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection #21) 0-7394-5688-1 / 1180861
$10.99?$: US dollar
245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Bruce Jensen  
Seed to Harvest 2007-01-00 Octavia E. Butler Warner Books 0-446-69890-3
$18.99?$: US dollar
765
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.
omni Herman Estevez Checkmark
Wild Seed 2008-07-00 Octavia E. Butler Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0168-9
$15.99?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Wild Seed 2009-07-16 Octavia E. Butler Audible Studios  
$19.95?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
2010-00-00 , ()     768
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Wild Seed 2012-07-00 Octavia E. Butler Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-6544-4
$7.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Checkmark
Seed to Harvest 2012-07-00 Octavia E. Butler Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-7177-3
$14.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni Mumtaz Mustafa  
Seed to Harvest 2014-04-00 Octavia E. Butler Headline 978-1-4722-1471-3    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Wild Seed 2020-03-17 Octavia E. Butler Grand Central Publishing 978-1-5387-5148-0
$16.99?$: US dollar
320
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  
Wild Seed 2020-11-12 Octavia E. Butler Headline 978-1-4722-8098-5
£9.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Wild Seed 2021-01-05 Octavia E. Butler Recorded Books 978-1-980019-36-7
$27.99?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
Wild Seed 2021-01-21 Octavia E. Butler Headline 978-1-4722-8099-2
£9.99?£: UK pound
320
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  
Wilde Saat 2021-07-12 Octavia E. Butler Random House Audio (Germany) 978-3-8371-5628-7
€25.95?€: Euro
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
novel  
Wilde Saat 2021-08-00 Octavia E. Butler Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-53489-6
€9.99?€: Euro
477
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 Checkmark
Wilde Saat 2021-08-00 Octavia E. Butler Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-641-26520-5
€9.99?€: Euro
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel
Nele Schütz?Nele Schuetz
 
Semente originária 2021-11-00 Octavia E. Butler Morro Branco 978-658-601536-2
R$59.90?R$: Brazilian real
384
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  
Wild Seed date unknown Octavia E. Butler Questar / Popular Library 0-445-20537-7
$5.50?$: US dollar
279
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 Wayne Barlowe  
Wild Seed date unknown Octavia E. Butler Popular Library 0-445-20537-7
$5.99?$: US dollar
279
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
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