The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

Audiobook CD - 2012
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Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel explores a broad range of issues relating to power, gender and religious politics. After a staged terrorist attack kills the President and most of Congress, the government is deposed and taken over by the oppressive and controlling Republic of Gilead. Offred, now a Handmaid serving in the household of of the Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name. Despite the danger, Offred learns to navigate the intimate secrets of those who control her every move, risking her life in breaking the rules in hopes of ending this oppression.
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, ℗2012
ISBN: 9781480559967
Characteristics: 9 audio discs (11 hr., 6 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Danes, Claire 1979-


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