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The handmaid's tale

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Educational Publishers/Heinemann New Windmills, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Republic of Gilead, Offred is a handmaid. As one of the few women left with functioning ovaries, the one role allowed her is to breed. if she deviates, she will be hanged at the Wall or sent out to die of radiation sickness. But Offred has clear memories of the time before when women were free and she is determined to find a way out.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 9780435124090 0435124099
OCLC Number: 849890805
Awards: Winner of Arthur C. Clarke Award 1987.
Description: 308 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is the story of Offred, one of the few women in the Republic of Gilead left with functioning ovaries, whose only function it is to breed. If  Read more...

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