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The testaments / Margaret Atwood.

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

Available copies

  • 55 of 143 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 5 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

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41 current holds with 143 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 02/25/2020
Hudson (Fontana) F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108623747 Adult New Fiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108551658 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/12/2020
Macon County Public Library F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108563174 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/03/2020
Marianna Black Library F ATWOOD (Text) 39493108660863 Adult New Fiction Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale.
Formatted Contents Note:
Statue -- Precious flower -- Hymn -- Clothes hound -- Van -- Six for dead -- Stadium -- Carnarvon -- Thank tank -- Spring green -- Sackcloth -- Carpitz -- Secateurs -- Ardua Hall -- Fox and cat -- Pearl girls -- Perfect teeth -- Reading room -- Study -- Bloodlines -- Fast and thick -- Heartstopper -- Wall -- Nellie J. Banks -- Wakeup -- Landfall -- Sendoff -- Thirteenth symposium.
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: Theocracy > Fiction.
Surrogate mothers > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Misogyny > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Government, Resistance to > Fiction.
Pregnancy > Social aspects > Fiction.
Dystopias > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Dystopian fiction.
Dystopias.
Political fiction.
Novels.

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