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Dear life : stories

Author: Alice Munro
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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This collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate that turn a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real, paint a portrait of how strange, dangerous, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Munro
ISBN: 9780307596888 0307596885
OCLC Number: 778424632
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: 319 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: To reach Japan --
Amundsen --
Leaving Maverley --
Gravel --
Haven --
Pride --
Corrie --
Train --
In sight of the lake --
Dolly --
The eye --
Night --
Voices --
Dear life.
Other Titles: Eye.
Short stories.
Responsibility: Alice Munro.

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This collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate that turn a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real, paint a portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be.

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by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2014-05-31) Excellent Permalink

I have been a fan of Alice Munro since I read "The Moons of Jupiter" in 1983. Munro is measured, controlled, with quiet care given to each word. Her characters tend to be emotionally restrained, rural Canadians. Recently, I actively disliked "The View from Castlerock." This collection returns to the...
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In the summer you will find that there are many Ugg sales that all stores have during the season of summer. That is because the decline of sales during the summer. You will find many people don't like wearing boots during the summer. When you find Ugg boots you will be happy to know you will find...
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