Survivor, by Butler, Octavia

According to all of the interviews that I have read of Octavia Butler, she disavowed her own third novel Survivor shortly after it was published in 1978. That explains why it is so hard to find. It is as far as I can tell the only thing by her that is no longer in print: It is not even available in the Patternmaster omnibus, called Seed to Harvest. In the in-story chronology of the Patternmaster series, this was the fourth of five books; the next-to-last volume in the story of the people of[…]

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