The handmaid's tale
(Large Print)

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Large print edition.
ISBN
9781432838478, 1432838474
Physical Desc
531 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 14
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Format
Large Print
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781432838478, 1432838474
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.4, 14 Points

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Description
In this Orwellian dramatization, religion becomes a tool of repression and social control to force women into the roles of stay-at-home wives, domestic staff, prostitutes, or surrogate mothers. They have no rights to their bodies or property and are completely dependent upon men. Those women who have had at least one child find themselves forced into the role of breeding machine, producing children for childless couples. References to 20th-century issues abound, including Agent Orange, abortion, women's rights, and escape attempts to Canada. At least 14 different readers make it easy for the listener to distinguish among the various characters. Despite sound effects and some indistinguishable white noise, there are a few spots with dead air. This program will be of interest to Atwood fans and those interested in futuristic tales. Recommended for public and academic libraries.-Laurie Selwyn, Grayson Cty. Law Lib., Sherman, TX (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, M. (2017). The handmaid's tale (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. 2017. The Handmaid's Tale. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. The Handmaid's Tale Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

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