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The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
Creator
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013462
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 1986
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Handmaid's tale
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women's role
  • Dystopias
  • Infertility
  • Caste
  • Young women
  • Sexism
  • Theocracy
  • Near future
  • Misogyny
  • Sex discrimination
  • North America
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • CARL0000278292
  • (OCoLC)12558693
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • (Sirsi) o12558693
  • CARL0000278292
  • (OCoLC)12558693

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