Crystal Community Library - a branch of the Carson City Public Library

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Crystal Community Library Book Club

Please join us to discuss "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood, November 18, at 6:30 p.m.

After a staged terrorist attack kills the President and most of Congress. the government is deposed and taken over by the oppressive and all controlling Republic of Gilead. Offred, now a Handmaid serving in the household of the enigmatic Commander and his bitter wife, can remember a time when she lived with her husband and daughter and had a job, before she lost even her own name. Despite the danger, Offred learns to navigate the intamate secrets of those who control her every move, risking her life in breaking the rules in hopes of ending this oppression.