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The Handmaid's Tale by  Margaret Atwood - Signed First Edition - 1986 - from Pistil Books Online (SKU: 145783)

The Handmaid's Tale

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The Handmaid's Tale

by Atwood, Margaret

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0395404258
ISBN 13
9780395404256
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed By Author. A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Very slight bump to corner of rear cover and slight wear to top page ends. Slightest discoloration to dust jacket. First Edition with the number ""1"" present in the number line. Inscribed by Margaret Atwood on the title page. Includes Houghton Mifflin Bookcard.

Synopsis

Nominated for the first ever Man Booker International Prize representing the best writers in contemporary fiction, Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 35 internationally acclaimed works of fiction, poetry and critical essays. Her numerous awards include the Governor General’s Award for The Handmaid’s Tale , and The Giller Prize and Italian Premio Mondello for Alias Grace . The Handmaid’s Tale , Cat’s Eye , Alias Grace , and Oryx and Crake were all shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, which she won with The Blind Assassin . She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been awarded the Norwegian Order of Literary Merit and the French Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres among many others; she is a Foreign Honorary Member for Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Toronto.

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Details

Bookseller
Pistil Books Online US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
145783
Title
The Handmaid's Tale
Author
Atwood, Margaret
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0395404258
ISBN 13
9780395404256
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1986
Keywords
inscribed, Signed, Atwood, Margaret Atwood, Handmaid's Tale, Dystopia, Theocracy, Gilead, Offred, New England, Totalitarian, dictatorship, Religion, Christianity, Speculative Fiction, Infertility, Satire
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction;

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