The Resource The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood

Label
The handmaid's tale
Title
The handmaid's tale
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Title variation
Claire Danes performs The handmaid's tale
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 years 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
Member of
Awards note
Audie Award, Fiction, 2013.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
other
Format of music
condensed score or piano conductor score
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
H3 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Claire Danes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Danes, Claire
Series statement
The classic collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Misogyny
  • Women
  • Dystopias
  • Pregnancy
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (11 hr., 6 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781491519110
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781491519110
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867181584
  • 390212
  • 11143249
  • (HPL)867181584
  • 390212
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 audio discs (11 hr., 6 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781491519110
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781491519110
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867181584
  • 390212
  • 11143249
  • (HPL)867181584
  • 390212
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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