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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
Summary
In a future world where the birth rate has declined, fertile women are rounded up, indoctrinated as "handmaids," and forced to bear children to prominent men.
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.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013462
Cataloging source
YDX
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
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A HULU original"-- cover
  • 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
5855505
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780525435006
Lccn
2017295511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965518824
  • (OCoLC)965518824
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood ; with a new introduction by the author
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A HULU original"-- cover
  • 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
5855505
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books movie tie-in edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780525435006
Lccn
2017295511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965518824
  • (OCoLC)965518824

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