The handmaid's tale

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First Anchor Books edition.
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311 pages ; 21 cm
038549081X, 9780385490818, 0606181245, 9780606181242


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Includes historical notes (p. 299-311).
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 days 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.... Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid's Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force. -- from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, M. (1998). The handmaid's tale (First Anchor Books edition.). Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. 1998. The Handmaid's Tale. New York: Anchor Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. The Handmaid's Tale New York: Anchor Books, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale First Anchor Books edition., Anchor Books, 1998.

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