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The testaments / Margaret Atwood.

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

Available copies

  • 34 of 136 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 4 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

Current holds

111 current holds with 136 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Angier Public Library F Atw (Text) 33632002680149 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/17/2019
Dunn Public Library F Atw (Text) 33436001713228 Adult Fiction Checked out 01/03/2020
Erwin Public Library F Atw (Text) 33631001584294 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/28/2019
Harnett County Main Library F Atw (Text) 33630004586603 Adult 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 -- The 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 -- The Nellie J. Banks -- Wakeup -- Landfall -- Sendoff -- The 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: Pregnancy > Social aspects > Fiction.
Surrogate mothers > Fiction.
Misogyny > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Genre: Dystopian fiction.
Science fiction.

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