Christopher Charles Morpeth Donner is a presidential candidate at the beginning of the book, and is elected while Lauren is still living in the neighborhood. Some characters hope that Donner will deliver on his promise to return the country to its former state, while many others—including Lauren and her father—remain skeptical. Lauren especially dislikes Donner’s opposition to the space program, which he plans to dismantle.
President Christopher Donner Character Timeline in Parable of the Sower
The timeline below shows where the character President Christopher Donner appears in Parable of the Sower. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Astronautics don’t tend to know much about science. One of the Presidential candidates, Christopher Morpeth Donner, has promised to eradicate the space program if he is elected. Lauren’s father agrees with... (full context)
...to take root among the stars.” At the moment, this destiny seems impossible, as President Donner and other leaders are dismantling their countries’ space programs. Lauren doesn’t know when or how,... (full context)