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Audie Honor, Fiction, 2013 Margaret Atwood's popular dystopian novel The Handmaid's Story explores a wide range of issues relating to power, gender and spiritual politics. Multiple Golden Globe award-winner Claire Danes (Romeo and Juliet, The Hours) provides stirring performance of this antique in speculative fiction, one of the very most powerful and widely read novels of the time.Following a staged terrorist assault kills the President and most of Congress, the federal government is deposed and taken over by the oppressive and all managing Republic of Gilead. Offred, now a Handmaid serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter better half, can remember a time when she lived with her hubby and princess and had employment, before she lost even her own name. Regardless of the danger, Offred discovers to understand the personal secrets of these who control her every move, risking her life in breaking the guidelines in hopes of closing this oppression. Cover Fine art by Fred Marcellino. Used in combination with agreement of Pippin Properties, Inc.