Book Club Set

Book Club Set

#89, The Handmaid's Tale

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"In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies? 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 only valued 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.... "--Publisher.
Description: 10 identical volumes (xviii, 358 pages ; 21 cm), 1 guide ; in canvas bag (34 x 49 x 22 cm)
ISBN: 9780735253308
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB SET 89

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In the world of the near future, Offred is a Handmaid in the home of the Commander and his wife. She is allowed out daily to buy food, and hopes that the Commander makes her pregnant, because she is only valued if her ovaries are viable. She remembers the years before, when she was an independent... Read More »


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