The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, (electronic resource.)

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, (electronic resource.)

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Handmaid's Tale is not only a radical and brilliant departure for Margaret Atwood, it is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States, now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. The regime takes the Book of Genesis absolutely at its word, with bizarre consequences for the women and men of its population.The story is told through the eyes of Offred, one of the unfortunate Handmaids under the new social order. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns cool-eyed, tender, despairing, passionate, and wry, she reveals to us the dark corners behind the establishment's calm facade, as certain tendencies now in existence are carried to their logical conclusions. The Handmaid's Tale is funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and tour de force. It is Margaret Atwood at her best
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TEFOD
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Literary form
fiction
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The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, (electronic resource.)
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood, (electronic resource.)
Link
https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/574458
Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0000574458
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780547345666
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BE15A2BE-7B1C-489A-BF84-328722E9981C

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