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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZEMargaret Atwood's dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid's Tale, has become a modern classic--and now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel.More than 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 as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third voice: a woman who wields power through the ruthless accumulation and deployment of secrets. As Atwood unfolds The Testaments, she opens up the innermost workings of Gilead as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.
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Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed January 27, 2020).
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: Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks.

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