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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
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
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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.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1986.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013462
Cataloging source
CMI
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1985
Control code
20370
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm12558693
  • (OCoLC)12558693
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Note
Previously published: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1985
Control code
20370
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm12558693
  • (OCoLC)12558693

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