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The Resource The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :

The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :

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The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :
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The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
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Language
eng
Summary
-- The Handmaid’s Tale is funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and a tour de force. It is Margaret Atwood at her best
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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.
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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.
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013462
Cataloging source
HCO
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1939-
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Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Handmaid's tale
Series volume
0001
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  • Women's role
  • Dystopias
  • Infertility
  • Caste
  • Young women
  • Sexism
  • Theocracy
  • Near future
  • Misogyny
  • Sex discrimination
  • North America
Target audience
adult
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The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :
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Publication
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THREE_M:dut8og9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547345666
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Handmaid's Tale [electronic resource] :
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:dut8og9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547345666
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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