"Right-wing religious zealots have overthrown the United States government. America is now a fundamental police state where fertile young women know as Handmaids are forced to conceive children for the barren elite. Assigned as an official breeder to the Commander and his jealous wife Serena Joy, [Offred] mingles memories of her old life with dangerous thoughts of rebellion and love."--CONTAINER.
Governor General's Literary Award.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Misogyny -- Fiction.
Repression -- Fiction.
Sexism -- Fiction.
Talking Books on CD-ROM.
Women -- Fiction.