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The Handmaid's Tale (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)

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In this seminal work of speculative fiction,  the Booker Prize-winning author asks: In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies? Soon to be a10-episode TV series produced by MGM Television, starring  Elizabeth Moss (Madmen), Samira Wiley (Orange is the New Black),  Joseph Fiennes, and Max Minghella

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, andliterary tour de force.

Product Specifications

Author
Margaret Atwood
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781432838478
EANList
  • 9781432838478
Edition
Lrg
Format
Large Print
ISBN
1432838474
ItemDimensions
  • 860 hundredths-inches
  • 570 hundredths-inches
  • 120 hundredths-inches
Label
Thorndike Press Large Print
Languages
  • English, Published English, Original Language English, Unknown
Manufacturer
Thorndike Press Large Print
NumberOfPages
531
PackageDimensions
  • 120 hundredths-inches
  • 860 hundredths-inches
  • 141 hundredths-pounds
  • 570 hundredths-inches
ProductGroup
Book
ProductTypeName
ABIS_BOOK
PublicationDate
2017-05-03
Publisher
Thorndike Press Large Print
Studio
Thorndike Press Large Print
Title
The Handmaid's Tale (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
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