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The Resource The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author

The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author

Label
The Handmaid's Tale
Title
The Handmaid's Tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author
Title variation
  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction
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Summary
Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy, in a satirical tour de force set in the near future.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1987.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Caribbean and Canada: Best Book, 1987.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 1985.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1986.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013462
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Handmaid's tale
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misogyny
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Anchor Books, 1998
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night -- Shopping -- Night -- Waiting room -- Nap -- Household -- Night -- Birth day -- Night -- Soul scrolls -- Night -- Jezebel's -- NIght -- Salvaging -- Night -- Historical notes
Control code
ocn965518824
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780307264602
Lccn
2017295511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)965518824
Label
The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Anchor Books, 1998
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night -- Shopping -- Night -- Waiting room -- Nap -- Household -- Night -- Birth day -- Night -- Soul scrolls -- Night -- Jezebel's -- NIght -- Salvaging -- Night -- Historical notes
Control code
ocn965518824
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780307264602
Lccn
2017295511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)965518824

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