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Author Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

Title The Handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin.

Imprint New York : Everyman's Library, 2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 At96h 2006    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Fiction  F Atwood    ---  DUE 10-30-19
Description xxxiii, 350 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Everyman's library ; 301
Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.) ; 301.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. xix).
Contents 1: Night -- 2: Shopping -- 3: Night -- 4: Waiting room -- 5: Nap -- 6: Household -- 7: Night -- 8: Birth day -- 9: Night -- 10: Soul scrolls -- 11: Night -- 12: Jezebel's -- 13: Night -- 14: Salvaging -- 15: Night -- Historical notes.
Summary From the Publisher: In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate "Handmaids" under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred's persistent memories of life in the "time before" and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. Provocative, startling, prophetic, and with Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit, and acute perceptive powers in full force, The Handmaid's Tale is at once a mordant satire and a dire warning.
Subject Misogyny -- Fiction.
Women -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Added Author Martin, Valerie, 1948-
ISBN 0307264602 (alk. paper)
9780307264602 (alk. paper)
184159301X
9781841593012

 
    
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