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 (ăt′wo͝od′), Margaret Eleanor Born 1939.
Canadian writer of novels, poetry, and children's books known especially for her feminist novels, including The Edible Woman (1969) and The Handmaid's Tale (1985).
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(Biography) Margaret (Eleanor) born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist. Her novels include Lady Oracle (1976), The Handmaid's Tale (1986), Alias Grace (1996), the Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin (2000), and Oryx and Crake (2003)
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Margaret (Eleanor), born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist.
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