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The Handmaid’s Tale Special Edition

Atwood, Margaret
After a violent coup in the United States overthrows the Constitution and ushers in a new government regime, the Republic of Gilead imposes subservient roles on all women. Offred, now a Handmaid tasked with the singular role of procreation in the childless household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost everything, even her own name. Despite the danger, Offred learns to navigate the intimate secrets of those sho control her every move, risking her life for more glimpses of her former freedom, and records her story for future listeners.

adult

Margaret Atwood.

Compact discs.

Featuring an all-new interview with Professor Plexoto, written by Atwood and performed by a full cast. This special edition also includes a brand-new afterword from the author and an essay written by author Valerie Martin (Mary Reilly, Property)--from cover.

Read by Margaret Atwood, Claire Danes, , emily Bauer, Allyson Johnson, Gabra Zackman, Suzanne Toren, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Jennifer Van Dyck, Ray Porter, Emily Cox, Lauren Fortgang, Dan Reiss, Prentice Onayemi, Therese Plummer, and Mark Boyett.
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