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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
  • handmaids tale
  • Hand maid's tale
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in a society that has reverted to the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. Offred, the handmaid whose job is surrogate mother to the sterile marriage of an elderly leader, longs to escape
Member of
Summary
Offred, a Handmaid, describes life in what was once the United States, now the Republic of Gilead, a shockingly repressive and intolerant monotheocracy, in a satirical tour de force set in the near future.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10290779
Cataloging source
RECBX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atwood, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Betty Harris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Betty
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Maple leaf audio
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Misogyny
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • "Unabridged Fiction"--Container
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
Control code
797683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781436179850
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 physical details
digital
Publisher number
C4994
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781436179850
  • (OCoLC)319495659
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • "Unabridged Fiction"--Container
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
Control code
797683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781436179850
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 physical details
digital
Publisher number
C4994
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781436179850
  • (OCoLC)319495659
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.2713021 -97.7460168
    • Milwood BranchBorrow it
      12500 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX, 78727, US
      30.4223444 -97.7161692
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