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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction
Related Authorities
  • MDH1HnvVreM
  • jwfzpmW1128
  • YR12a4bX7is
  • Qr4clApHNkk
  • Vbpch9LQW3A
  • oYK_68XWCPI
  • avtDy_10PlM
  • 6EXWL_snbmc
  • dblysilj3Gk
  • LjhWm4fnOQ0
  • ARkkqOlbv8w
  • ADtDogIPDmY
  • ZvH-Gj6K-V0
  • XiJjtcqu_5w
  • fPdo8p9Pcp0
  • -EfVUWn3A18
  • qLhNKPnvwBE
  • GawFnwv9nhc
Related Subjects
  • mqr8D_P1RgU
  • NQ9zCwSnF8o
  • BAPhd0JTPQs
  • iTDAev6wLXk
  • 4-PvTrBDzqA
  • p2D7O66BdEk
  • OjWxmHvvdy8
  • x44TIYuCCKw
  • vCIQZKRYzCU
  • EALoZ0gldZM
  • Xy_dAs4HqqY
  • -TyxCLABLMo
  • QuumoGG3tOY
  • fRZeiW2kMes
  • 8R0ZdfKS0pI
  • liGFocvXu0A
  • Xy_PrZbRSWA
  • bdADcJszyZM
Related Context
  • No1JVDc0isU
  • SRhAThU2tKA
  • 5ClOqGKffKM
  • zsjwHj3jyzM
  • -PRVuxh_90E
  • bTJluOqQECQ
  • NbmENqK-niQ
  • XtlC9u6BtDE
  • pDB8HVLjjKk
  • YVFFL-thO_w
Related by recommendation
  • o7GNQm8zxc0
  • vwlko26wSCA
  • ur88xMy8ciY
  • rI9DbqU6GgY
  • LvCcFta8iBU
  • fMAWZZ4nrlc
  • 2-dFxJzqq_k
  • l8bZ2TOwiPQ
  • SErvRbv_300
  • raGRjr10wH0
  • HwzJJgB_oCM
  • OP6cGWfouK4
  • T596GjBIaqo
  • fihSZWJYT4k
  • 3UF7vg-18RQ
  • 0zT9qEzQ5TU
  • RZITROlItE8
  • LMZvXLOwjHw
  • u4vB77CKOUQ
  • Y_mFdiajLtc
  • tA2NXsxFNm0
  • W8lEmTr3fmE
  • aoa-EONtKPI
  • F9ly97P40aU
  • JChkuO6JCB0
  • z8IT32w_efE
  • kMr-vscwsho
  • nN7AM9Yx3J0
  • Y3_qex8i61w
  • SIIwM_5LGrg
Title
The handmaid's tale
Creator
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.
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • 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.
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 1987.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
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 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Margaret Atwood
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
  • Hand maid's tale
  • handmaids tale
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Note
Includes historical notes (p. 299-311)
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Contents
Originally published by Houghton Mifflin Company in 1986
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=dougp&isbn=9780385490818&upc=&oclc=ocm37806202/LC.JPG
Dimensions
21 cm.
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'rox': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'hi': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'lou': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'pa': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'lt': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'cr': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114', 'cap': 'https://dcl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/41750114'}
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780385490818
Isbn Type
(paper)
Note
cat13rev
System control number
  • ocm37806202
  • 41750
  • (OCoLC)37806202

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Castle PinesBorrow it
      360 Village Square Lane, Castle Pines, CO, 80108, US
      39.4701659 -104.8794025
    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, LouviersBorrow it
      7885 Louviers Blvd., Louviers, CO, 80131, US
      39.476126 -105.006704
    • Douglas County Libraries, Lone TreeBorrow it
      10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, CO, 80124, US
      39.533569 -104.881522
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
    • Douglas County Libraries, RoxboroughBorrow it
      8357 N. Rampart Range Rd. Ste. 200, Roxborough, CO, 80125, US
      39.4836733 -105.0754459
Processing Feedback ...