Audie Award, Fiction, 2013. This chilling vision of the near future tells of an American society where the law forbids women to read or to control their own bodies. In this grim culture, the Republic of Gilead, women are in three classes: wives, housekeepers, and handmaids – who service the families who cannot have children, and are valued solely for their ability to reproduce. "A gripping suspense tale... terrifying."—Ms.
Item #: M1N0109X
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