Title Profile & Character Information

The Falling Woman

Awards
1987  Nebula Awards

Characters
NameButler, Elizabeth
GenderFemale
OccupationsArchaeologist
 Professor
TraitsMarried
Mother
Estranged

NameButler, Diane
GenderFemale
OccupationArtist
TraitUnemployed

GenreMagic realism
Psychological
Science fiction
Fiction
TopicsEstranged families
Mothers and daughters
Career vs. family
Life choices
Mayas
Magic
Psychic abilities
Self-sacrifice
Personal growth
SettingMerida, Yucatan Peninsula
Archaeological dig
Mayan ruins