Title Profile & Character Information

The Falling Woman

Awards
1987  Nebula Awards

Characters
NameButler, Elizabeth
GendersFemale
 Female
OccupationsArchaeologist
 Professor
 Archaeologist
 Professor
TraitsMarried
Mother
Estranged
Married
Mother
Estranged

NameButler, Diane
GendersFemale
 Female
OccupationsArtist
 Artist
TraitsUnemployed
Unemployed

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