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New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.
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First trade paperback edition
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308 pages ; 21 cm.
9781538753712, 1538753715


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"Originally published in hardback in 1987. First trade paperback edition 2021." -- Title page verson.
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Includes reading group guide, ©2021.
"When Lilith Iyapo wakes from a deep sleep, she finds herself aboard a vast spaceship, haunted by confused memories of a nuclear war that ravaged the world. She discovers that she is being held by the Oankali, a seemingly benevolent alien race that intervened in the human race's extinction, rescuing the survivors from their ruined planet and placing them in a coma-like sleep for centuries. Now the restored Earth is ready for inhabitants, and the Oankali want Lilith to help awaken the rest of the survivors and rebuild human-kind. But the Oankali have needs of their own... and salvation comes at a price. Soon Lilith must choose how much of humanity she is willing to sacrifice for the future of her race." --,Back cover.
The human race, now infertile, fights to maintain its identity when the alien species, Oankali, offers to trade genetic material and bioengineering at the price of metamorphosing a new kind of being.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Butler, O. E. 1. (2021). Dawn (First trade paperback edition). Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Butler, Octavia E. 1947-2006. 2021. Dawn. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Butler, Octavia E. 1947-2006. Dawn New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Butler, Octavia E. 1947-2006. Dawn First trade paperback edition, Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

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