The Great American Read: The Handmaid's Tale

Saturday Oct 20, 2018

3407 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
US

Phone: 291-6260

Cost:

FREE

Contact:

The Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: (505)256-2065
Website: Click to Visit

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Explore the power of books through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels as voted by the public. One of these novels with a book discussion and a film showing, rated R.

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The Great American Read explores the power of books through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels as voted by the public. Come join us as we highlight one of these novels with a book discussion and a film showing. Get ready to read, vote, and share! The Handmaid’s Tale (R) - rendered 99 per cent of the women in the U.S. infertile. The country is ruled by a fundamentalist Christian dictatorship, which has sequestered all fertile women to serve as breeders for sufficiently wealthy families. Offred is forced to become a handmaid for the cold Serena and her cruel husband, the commander. She is in love with the commander's chauffeur Nick and must find a way to bear a child before she is shipped off to the wastelands.