HANDMAID'S TALE

By: ATWOOD, MARGARET

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In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?
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 only valued 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 tour de force.

Title: HANDMAID'S TALE

Author Name: ATWOOD, MARGARET

Categories: Paperback Originals, Banned Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, General Fiction,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1998

ISBN Number: 038549081X

ISBN Number 13: 9780385490818

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: .

lbs: 0.62 lbs

Seller ID: 9780385490818N

Description: Anchor Books 3/1/1998. New paperback. First Edition, First Printing.