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The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are valued only if their ovaries are viable. Offred can remember the years before, when she lived and made love with her husband, Luke; when she played with and protected her daughter; when she had a job, money of her own, and access to knowledge. But all of that is gone now
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 1998
Literary form
novels
NLM call number
PR9199.3.A8
NLM item number
H3 1998
Reading level
  • 5.4
  • 9
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theocracy
  • Misogyny
  • Dystopias
  • Pregnancy
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women
  • Dystopias
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Night -- Shopping -- Night -- Waiting room -- Nap -- Household -- Night -- Birth day -- Night -- Soul scrolls -- Night -- Jezebel's -- Night -- Salvaging -- Night -- Historical notes
Control code
ocm37806202
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780525435006
Lccn
97042966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780385490818
  • 97042966
System control number
(OCoLC)37806202
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Night -- Shopping -- Night -- Waiting room -- Nap -- Household -- Night -- Birth day -- Night -- Soul scrolls -- Night -- Jezebel's -- Night -- Salvaging -- Night -- Historical notes
Control code
ocm37806202
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
xix, 311 pages
Isbn
9780525435006
Lccn
97042966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 9780385490818
  • 97042966
System control number
(OCoLC)37806202

Library Locations

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