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The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin
Title variation
  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1986.
Awards note
Governor General's Award, 1985.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013462
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 2006
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Martin, Valerie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
301
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Misogyny
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xix)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 350 p.
Isbn
9781841593012
Lccn
2006042618
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64592213
  • (OCoLC)64592213
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, with an introduction by Valerie Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xix)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 350 p.
Isbn
9781841593012
Lccn
2006042618
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64592213
  • (OCoLC)64592213

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