- Dec 27, 2009
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- Los Angeles, California
Octavia Butler was a Black, feminist science fiction writer who lost her father at age 7 and was raised by her mother and maternal grandmother in a strict Baptist environment.
In 1998 her novel Parable of the Talents was published, offering some remarkable coincidences with the last four years of US History.
Parable of the Talents (novel) - Wikipedia
"The novel is set against the backdrop of a dystopian United States that has come under the grip of a Christian fundamentalist denomination called 'Christian America' led by President Andrew Steele Jarret.
"Seeking to restore American power and prestige, and using the slogan "Make America Great Again'..."
The novel ends in 2036 when President Jarret is defeated after his first term due to public outrage at his "Alaska-Canada War" and his role in witch burnings.
Where will Trump end, living in prison or Russia?