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The testaments / Margaret Atwood.

Atwood, Margaret, 1939- (author.). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Sequel to: Handmaid's tale. (Added Author).

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  • 3 of 101 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

162 current holds with 101 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108509847 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/24/2019
Hudson (Fontana) F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108623747 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -
Jackson County Public Library F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108551658 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/24/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385543781
  • ISBN: 0385543786
  • Physical Description: x, 419 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale.
Summary, etc.:
Fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up on opposite sides of the border: one in Gilead as the privileged daughter of an important Commander, and one in Canada, where she marches in anti-Gilead protests and watches news of its horrors on TV. The testimonies of these two young women, part of the first generation to come of age in the new order, are braided with a third voice: that of one of the regime's enforcers, a woman who wields power through ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. Long-buried secrets are what finally bring these three together, forcing each of them to come to terms with who she is and how far she will go for what she believes. As Atwood unfolds the stories of the women of The Testaments, she opens up our view of the innermost workings of Gilead in a triuphant blend of riveting suspense blazing wit, and virtuosic world-building." Dust cover.
Subject: Pregnancy > Social aspects > Fiction.
Surrogate mothers > Fiction.
Misogyny > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Dystopias > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Dystopian fiction.

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