The handmaid's tale
(Large Print)

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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
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Large Print
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Large print edition.
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531 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.4, 14 Points

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This look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction.
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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.

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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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