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Octavia Butler, A Lonely, Bright Star Of the Sci-Fi Universe

What must it have been like to be Octavia Butler? There she was, this woman of great intellect, of immense talent, of tremendous passion, and, it seems, so very much alone. Her death on Friday after falling and hitting her head outside her home in Seattle has rattled those who loved her work. She...
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By Marcia Davis

 
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