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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
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
CMI
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
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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