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Books by one of Canada's best-loved writers and now the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (2013).
Dear Life

Dear Life

Stories
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback

With her peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but spacious and timeless stories, Alice Munro illumines the moment a life is shaped -- the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Suffused with Munro's clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling, these stories (set in the world Munro has made her own: the countryside and towns around Lake Huron) about depar …

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Penguin Modern Classics Dance of the Happy Shades

Penguin Modern Classics Dance of the Happy Shades

edition:Paperback

In the stories that make up Dance of the Happy Shades, the deceptive calm of small-town life is brought memorably to the page, revealing the countryside of Southwestern Ontario to be home to as many small sufferings and unanticipated emotions as any place. This is the book that earned Alice Munro a devoted readership and established her as one of Canada's most beloved writers.

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction, Dance of the Happy Shades is Alice Munro's first short story collect …

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Modern Classics Friend of My Youth

Modern Classics Friend of My Youth

edition:Paperback

With an Introduction by Bonnie Burnard

 

In Friend of My Youth, Alice Munro dazzles with her finely nuanced depictions of the human heart. These 10 stories bring to life characters in a remarkable variety of times and places, as real and recognizable as ourselves.

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Modern Classics Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage

Modern Classics Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage

edition:Paperback

In this superb collection from one of our finest writers, nine stories draw us immediately into that special place known as Alice Munro territory—a place where an unexpected twist of events or a suddenly recaptured memory can trace the arc of an entire life. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage provides the deep pleasures and rewards that Alice Munro’s large and ever-growing audience has come to expect.

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No Love Lost

No Love Lost

by Alice Munro
afterword by Jane Urquhart
edition:Paperback

Alice Munro is universally acknowledged as the finest short fiction writer in English. Bringing together ten incomparable stories from six different collections, No Love Lost confirms her pre-eminent status. Focusing on the many paths of falling in love, each of these stories of ordinary people reveals new truths about people as real – and as extraordinary – as ourselves.

In selecting this unique gathering of stories, Jane Urquhart noted the brilliance of Munro’s fiction, suggesting that Mu …

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Modern Classics Open Secrets

Modern Classics Open Secrets

edition:Paperback

With an Introduction by Jane Urquhart

The is a remarkable magic in these eight matchless stories—stories set in Ontario, Australia, Europe; in dangerous mountains, forbidding wilderness, familiar towns. Things that cannot be explained happen here—and yet all seems inevitable, deeply credible and always profoundly true to the human heart.

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Penguin Modern Classics Runaway

Penguin Modern Classics Runaway

edition:Paperback
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The incomparable Alice Munro's bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway is a book of extraordinary stories about love and its infinite betrayals and surprises. In Munro's hands, the people she writes about—women of all ages and circumstances, and their friends, lovers, parents, and children—become as vivid as our own neighbours. It is her miraculous gift to make these stories as real and unforgettable as our own.

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Modern Classics Something I've Been Meaning To Tell You

Modern Classics Something I've Been Meaning To Tell You

edition:Paperback

"Alice Munro is one of the great story writers... this collection of stories empathically, wondrously proves it.”
—David Adams Richards

In the thirteen rich stories that make up Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You, Alice Munro demonstrates the precise observation, straightforward prose style, and masterful technique that have won her comparisons to Chekhov. Exploring the mysteries, dangers, joys, and bewilderment in the lives of ordinary girls and women, Munro tells of sisters, mothers a …

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