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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
Set in the near future, America has become a puritanical theocracy and Offred tells her story as a Handmaid under the new social order
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
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 1986
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20185149
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944 //r944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(InDan)5916
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20185149
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780395404256
Lccn
85021944 //r944
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(InDan)5916

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