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Dawn, Octavia E. Butler. Popular Library, 1988. Eleventh Printing. 

*Rare* Vintage paperback. Some wear to edges. Spine has large crease across. Cover has some scuffing and light scratches. Previous price sticker remnants on back cover. No markings inside. Good condition. 

Octavia Butler was an American science fiction writer, and one of the first few Black women in the field. She worked to reshape traditional fantasy and sci-fi by writing about gender, race, power, oppression, and passive resistance. Butler is considered a visionary and pioneer in the development of Afrofuturism.

After she wrote Dawn in 1987, her publisher insisted on putting two white women on the cover of the novel, whose protagonist is Black...