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us: Butler, Octavia E.

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Octavia Estelle
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pasadena (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lake Forest Park (Wash.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Pasadena City College (Pasadena, Calif.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Speculative fiction
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Novelists
        • Sources

          • found: Her Patternmaster, 1976.
          • found: Her Clay's ark, 1984: CIP t.p. (Octavia Butler) galley (Octavia E. Butler)
          • found: Parable of the sower, c1993: t.p. (Octavia E. Butler) jkt. (b. in Pasadena)
          • found: Biog. resource center (Contemporary authors), June 17, 2004 (Octavia E(stelle) Butler; b. June 22, 1947, Pasadena, Calif.)
          • found: New York times WWW site, Mar. 1, 2006 (Octavia E. Butler; b. Octavia Estelle Butler, June 22, 1947, Pasadena, Calif.; d. Friday [Feb. 24, 2006] after a fall near her home in Lake Forest Park, Wash., aged 58; internationally acclaimed science fiction writer whose evocative, often troubling, novels explore far-reaching issues of race, sex, power, and, ultimately, what it means to be human)
          • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (b. June 22, 1947)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Butler, Octavia E; Octavia Estelle Butler; born June 22,1947 in Pasadena, Califoria, United States; science fiction writer; Associate of Arts degree, Pasadena City College (1968); participated in the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop (1970) which immersed her in a science fiction community and helped launch her career; relocated to Seattle, Washington in 1999; died February 24, 2006 in Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States)
        • LC Classification

          • PS3552.U827
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-07-05: new
          • 2015-03-13: revised
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