(#168096) DAWN. Octavia E. Butler.

DAWN. [New York]: Warner Books, [1987]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed on the title page by Butler. First book of the "Xenogenesis" trilogy. "Post-catastrophe novel in which the few remaining humans are rescued by aliens. The alien society is eutopian. Aliens restore Earth and slightly redesign humans, who deeply resent it. Humans seem apt to recreate the dystopia that had been our civilization." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-197. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#168096).

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Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Printing: May 1987 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.