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Collingwood Public Library 2014

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The Defender

Born in Scarborough, John Eaton lived in Toronto and Peterborough before moving to Collingwood.

Around town, he’s well-known as host of the popular daily interview show, 95.1 The Peak FM Chat with the Experts.

When he’s not busy hosting the Morning Show, he likes to explore his creative side as a member of the CIA Collingwood Improve Artists.

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The Book

In this multi-award-winning, bestselling novel, Margaret Atwood has created a stunning Orwellian vision of the near future. This is the story of Offred, one of the unfortunate “Handmaids” under the new social order who have only one purpose: to breed. In Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships, Offred’s persistent memories of life in the “time before” and her will to survive are acts of rebellion. Provocative, startling, prophetic, and with Margaret Atwood’s devastating irony, wit, and acute perceptive powers in full force, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once a mordant satire and a dire warning.

 

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